Parishioners of the St. Garabed Parish of Baton Rouge, LA, gathered over the weekend of October 13-14 to remember the heroic defenders of the city of Hadjin.
A group of 15 parishioners from the St. James Church of Evanston, IL, made a pilgrimage to St. Vartan Cathedral in New York to honor the 50th anniversary year of the cathedral’s consecration.
To Armenians in the United States, “Armenian Cultural Month” has been a feature of community life for as long as they can remember. It arrives each October—and with it a flurry of lectures, readings, exhibits, sacred celebrations, and events intended to remind Armenians of the richness of their cultural heritage.
The Armenian Church calendar lists the following saints under the title “Holy Translators”: Sahag the Parthian, Mesrob Mashdots, Yeghishé, Movses the Grammarian, David the Invincible, Gregory of Nareg, and Nersess of Hromgla.
Having returned to the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin after his brief trip to the United States, His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, communicated this week with Diocesan Primate the Very Rev. Fr. Daniel Findikyan,