The 37th Annual Assembly of the Armenian Diocese of Canada was held online on May 29, 2021.
His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimyan, Primate, presided over the Assembly.
On this occasion, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians sent Pontifical blessings from the spiritual center for all Armenians – Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.
The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada, on behalf of the Government of Canada, extended greetings to the Assembly participants and expressed wishes of success.
To summarize the 2019-2020 diocesan activities, the Annual Report, and a Yearbook in Armenian, English, and French were presented to the delegates.
Reports of diocesan ministries – Women’s Guild Central Council (WGCC), the Children’s Fund For Armenia (CFFA), the Canadian Armenian Association of Performing Art (CAAPA), the Ararat Summer Youth Camp, as well as the reports of the Chancellery and the Diocesan Endowment Fund were presented.
On May 28, 2021, a regular meeting of clergymen serving at the Armenian Diocese of Canada was held online under the presidency of His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimyan, Primate.