The Nativity and Baptism of Jesus Christ will be observed at New York’s St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 5 and 6, 2016. A special liturgical schedule will be in effect for these “Armenian Christmas” services; please make a note of the times.
On Sunday, November 15, St. Leon Church of Fair Lawn, NJ, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the consecration of the current sanctuary.
On Sunday, October 25, 2015, the St John Armenian Church of Southfield, MI, honored its beloved pastor of more than 17 years.
Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), visited St. James Church of Evanston, IL, on Sunday October 25, where he consecrated four new icons and blessed a new khatchkar installed on church grounds. The occasion marked the 70th anniversary of the church’s consecration.
By Seta A. Buchter