Memorial service in remembrance of the deceased
The day after the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, like the day after all the Lord's feasts, is dedicated to the memory of the deceased.
Today, in all the churches of the Artsakh Diocese, the Holy and Immortal Liturgy was served in memory of the deceased. At the end of the Liturgy, in the fraternal grave-memorial complex of Stepanakert, under the leadership of the His Reverend Hieromonk Derenik Sahakyan and with the participation of the clergy, a memorial service was held in memory of all the deceased of the Armenian people.
The clergy jointly offered up a prayer to God for the repose of the souls of the deceased. At the end of the ceremony, the clergy laid flowers at the graves of the deceased in the fraternal grave-memorial complex of Stepanakert.