With reverence and veneration, the Icon entered Holy Trinity Church
As Ronald Malconian, Jr., a great grandchild of a survivor, and George W. Haroutunian, son of a survivor, carry the Icon into Holy Trinity Church, a solemn stir was felt among everyone present.
No words needed . . .
Grace Boyajian, whose mother and grandmother were survivors of the Genocide, cleans the Icon with Water before the Blessing.
Rose Mary Aznavorian, whose mother was Holy Trinity's last Genocide survivor, wipes the Icon with Wine before the Blessing.
Christine Hovsepian, of Holy Trinity's ACYOA Seniors, drying the Icon before the Anointing.
Fr. Mampre Kouzouian pouring the Holy Muron, "Arakelo Aghavno . . . The dove that was sent came down from on high . . . "
Fr. Vasken Kouzouian pours the Holy Muron (oil) for anointing.
Anointing the Martyred Saints Icon with Holy Muron