St. Stepanos Church of Elberon, NJ, celebrated two milestones last weekend: the 20th anniversary of the ordination of their pastor and the ordination of five altar servers.
A group of 21 young adults from parishes across the Eastern Diocese journeyed to the Holy Land, from June 5 to 14. The fifth annual Youth Leadership Pilgrimage to the Holy Land was led by the Rev. Fr. Hovsep Karapetyan, pastor of St. Mary Church of Washington, D.C., and Arpi Nakashian, a recent graduate of St. Nersess Armenian Seminary.
The Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America was deeply saddened by the passing of Colonel Victor Arzoomanian on June 14, 2015.
By Florence Avakian
Bourj Hammoud—the region in northeast Beirut, Lebanon, which Armenian survivors from the Armenian Genocide built into a dynamic center for shopkeepers, craftsmen and artists—came alive on Tuesday evening, June 9, 2015, during a fascinating talk by photographer Ariane Ateshian Delacampagne.
On Sunday, May 31, Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Diocesan Primate, traveled to Providence, RI, for a special celebration at Sts. Sahag and Mesrob Church.