In June, Fr. John Behr will have the opportunity to visit the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin to further discuss the planned cooperation and to meet with the seminary's faculty. He will also have the opportunity to address the seminarians at Gevorgyan Theological Seminary and study a manuscript at the Matenadaran. Fr. Mardiros Chevian will accompany Fr. Behr to Armenia. While there, Fr. Mardiros will welcome St. Nersess seminarians Deacon Michael Sabounjian and Deacon Alex Calikyan to the seminary at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin where they will study during the summer.
Fr. Garegin also attended the annual Clergy Conference and Diocesan Assembly, hosted by the St. Gregory of Narek Armenian Church in Cleveland, OH from April 25 - May 1. He will visit several parishes within the Eastern Diocese during the remainder of his stay.