On the occasion of the feast of Discovery of the Relics of St. Gregory the Illuminator and the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the world scout movement, on Sunday the 24th of June, 2007, His Excellency Msgr. Hovhannes Teyrouzian celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Our Lady of Annunciation church in Ashrafieh, Beirut.
This celebration was organized by the church parish and the brigade chiefs of St. Gregory scout troop, and was attended by the scouts along with their parents, the ones holding the name Gregory and a crowd of believers. The relic from St. Gregory’s knee which was brought from the museum of Bzommar by Father Vartan Kazanjian was placed on the altar.
At the end of the celebration the believers kissed the relics and the scouts performed their oath in the courtyard of the patriarchate.