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
Over Columbus Day weekend, 220 ACYOA Juniors from parishes throughout the Eastern Diocese gathered for the annual ACYOA Juniors Fall Sports Weekend, hosted by the Church of the Holy Martyrs in Bayside, NY.
Through the centuries, artists have grappled with the portrayal of human suffering. For Armenian-American artist Michael Aram, who set out to make a sculpture to commemorate the centennial year of the Armenian Genocide of 1915, the central question was this: “How would I start telling the story of my family, and the millions like them, who found no words to tell their own story?”