“Heartbroken” is the only word that can describe our emotions after this weekend’s horrifying massacre of eleven souls at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.
“Poor working girl perseveres through the adversities of life and love—but finally makes it big.”
It sounds like the outline of a Grimm’s Fairy Tale—or, given a more contemporary spin, a Danielle Steel novel. But in fact it’s the life story of one of the saints of the Armenian Church: Helena, the mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine, and discoverer of the Holy Cross of our Lord.
The religious meaning behind the architecture and art of New York’s St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral was the subject of a lecture on Thursday evening, October 11.
With sorrow, the Eastern Diocese mourns the loss of Diramayr Ursula Findikyan, the mother of our Primate, the Very Reverend Fr. Daniel Findikyan, who entered her eternal rest on October 15, following a brief period of hospitalization.
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.