Armenian denomination celebrates Christmas

Damascus, SANA – The Armenian denomination which follows the Eastern calendar celebrated on Thursday Christmas, the birth of Christ, Messenger of love and peace.

On this occasion, a holy mass was held at St. Sarkis Church for the Armenian Orthodox in Damascus presided over by Bishop Armash Nalbandian, Primate of the Armenian Orthodox Church Diocese of Damascus.

Nalbandian delivered a sermon, in which he talked about the sublime meanings of the glorious Christmas, urging that Jesus and the life he lived be imitated.

Nalbandian called to remember the virtues associated with the glorious feast, the first of which is salvation and humility.

He concluded his sermon, praying for God to bless Syria and to spread security, stability and prosperity across the country and to bless all Syrians, led by the heroes of the Syrian Arab Army who have remained steadfast in the face of terrorism in all its forms for more than a decade under the leadership of President Bashar al-Assad.

Manar Salameh/ Ruaa al-Jazaeri

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