The Armenian Liturgy rich in symbolism and mysticism is one of the eight Liturgies of the Eastern Catholic Church , and is used exclusively by the Armenians.
The Liturgy is use among Armenians since the end of the 5th century, although in substance the work of St. Gregory Nazianzenand St. Basil, was translated from the Greek after the formation of the Armenian alphabet in the year 406 AD by St. Mesrop, through the efforts of the Armenian Catholicos John Monagooni. The Liturgy afterwards was developed with the inclusion of some Byzantine and Latin Liturgy elements during the VIII-X and XIII centuries, bearingthe name of St. John Chrysostom. Since the 11th century Armenian themselves have contributed original hymns andcermonies to the national character of the Armenian Liturgy.