On Sunday 28 January 2024, on the occasion of the Feast of St Sarkis the Captain, the blessing of youth as well as the namesakes of Sarkis and Martiros took place, during Holy Mass in the Holy Resurrection Church.

By the directive of His Holiness Karekin II Catholicos of All Armenians the feast day was declared the day of blessing the youth. St Sarkis the Captain is one of the most beloved saints. Along with his son Martiros and 14 brave companion soldiers, he was martyred for the Christian faith