Tweets from the Consecration of St. Ghevont Armenian Cathedral

Tweets from the Consecration of the St. Leon Armenian Cathedral September 11
These were sent via Twitter and archived here

• His Holiness accepts ecumenical guests at diocesan hq. Saturday, September 11, 2010 1:51:43 PM
• Vesting the clergy. A sea of red and purple. Saturday, September 11, 2010 2:09:46 PM
• Emotionally charged. Miuron on altar. HH Karegin blesses – first of many. Saturday, September 11, 2010 3:16:20 PM
• Washing altar w wine and water. Saturday, September 11, 2010 3:18:26 PM
• Vehapar dripping holy miuron on altar. Immaterial dove unexaminable. Saturday, September 11, 2010 3:23:36 PM
• Vehapar blesses the top of altar of ‘mother church of Los Angeles.’ 3:26 PM Sep 11th
• 1st four- the pillars which hold up the church – in the name of Evangelists Matthew Mark Luke and John. 3:45 PM Sep 11th
• Primates of East and West Abp. Khajag and Ab. Hovnan blessed the four dome pillars. 3:48 PM Sep 11th
• 12 more pillars named for apostles peter, andrew, phillip, mattias, thaddeus, james a, james z, simon bartholomew, paul, gregory illuminator 3:57 PM Sep 11th
• Miuron has transforming power. Stone structure becomes a living church. 4:04 PM Sep 11th
• HH Karekin II names the church St. Ghevontiantz (Leon) w blessing 4:07 PM Sep 11th
• Blessing now a cross stone in memory of 911 innocent victims. 4:22 PM Sep 11th
• Miuron is renewing. September 11 now a msg of love over evil. 4:25 PM Sep 11th
• H E Abp Hovnan offers prayer closing ceremony. Now offers msg. 4:27 PM Sep 11th
• Greek Primate offers congratulations on behalf of all ecumenical guests – Greek, Copt, Roman Catholic, Episcopal, Lutheran among them. 4:41 PM Sep 11th
• Vehapar reflecting and giving message to faithful. Tying to Feast of Holy Cross. Christ’s cross has been way of our salvation. 5:01 PM Sep 11th
• Asks that we not wear cross as ornament but accept it as st. Paul tells us- the power of God. 5:08 PM Sep 11th
• Picking up cross means taking on responsibility toward people. Cross is not heavy when its cross of Christ. 5:10 PM Sep 11th
• Remembring former Primates and commending Abp. Hovnan for completing. To Abp. Vatche for having vision. And to everyone … 5:12 PM Sep 11th
• Vehapar brings and presents altar cross w wish for protection to Srpazan 5:17 PM Sep 11th
• Final blessing and recess 5:21 PM Sep 11th
• Doves released! 5:24 PM Sep 11th

Additional Tweets at various times that weekend
• So begins visit of HH Karekin II to our diocese. Friday, September 10, 2010 8:17:45 PM
• Looking great. Charism plus. Captures the wave. Friday, September 10, 2010 8:19:50 PM
• We’re at welcoming dinner. Sitting w Abp. Khajag and Bp. Arakel – Gotayk diocese. Friday, September 10, 2010 8:20:59 PM
• Fr. Ktrij – coming off the holy mountain brings the energy across the globe. Friday, September 10, 2010 8:23:36 PM
• Iraqi primate speaking Arabic. Syrian primate singing Sayat Nova. Very musical and international evening. Friday, September 10, 2010 9:06:50 PM
• Vehapar talking. Reflecting how he came 2 yrs ago to bless foundation, now consecrating 2 yrs later. Credit to the primate and people wh … Friday, September 10, 2010 10:09:26 PM
• Credits agbu which puts love toward church and clergy in the heart of the people. Friday, September 10, 2010 10:12:58 PM
• Catholicos dedicating Iranahye Center. Low level crowd. Saturday, September 11, 2010 10:35:25 AM
• Mixing it up now – politicians getting into the act. What’s that word arajnort? Why don’t they let it be? Freud knew it. Saturday, September 11, 2010 11:08:59 AM
• Come to hear a blessing, still getting fillers that don’t count as extras. Did we need another reminder that Armenia was 1st Xian Nation? Saturday, September 11, 2010 11:25:18 AM
• Remembrance of 911 nicely tied in by H.E. Abp. Hovnan. Saturday, September 11, 2010 11:33:16 AM
• HH blesses this home by sign of cross, gospel and in the name of the Father Son and
• Holy Spirit. Saturday, September 11, 2010 11:48:44 AM
• Remembers the innocent victims of 911. Thankful for hospitality of USA. And glad Armenians are productive in this land ref: faith and love. Saturday, September 11, 2010 11:55:54 AM

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