It was the great religious “confab” of the 4th century: a gathering of Christian bishops from throughout the world, convened by no less an authority than the Roman Emperor Constantine I. In A.D. 325, a town in the Black-Sea province of Bithynia played host to 318 scholars of the church who met to deliberate on the burning theological questions of the day.
This year the Armenian Church liturgical calendar designates August 23 as the feast of St. Jeremiah: one of the major prophets of the Bible.
New York’s St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral will hold a special service on the evening of Sunday, September 16, to honor the major feast day known as Khatchveratz, or the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.
The hotly anticipated “Armenia!” exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is set to open on September 21, 2018, and run through January 13, 2019.
This summer, the Eastern Diocese was happy to welcome two seminarians from Armenia to spend time among our faithful and learn about the Armenian Church community in America.