“Thousands of Christians and people of other religions in the Middle East face persecution daily,” said four American religious leaders in a letter to U.S. President Donald J. Trump, on November 16, 2018.
New York’s St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral was host to the 11th annual “Joint Orthodox Prayer Service for the United Nations Community,” on the evening of Tuesday, November 13.
Thanksgiving is one of the most meaningful holidays of the year: a rare, uniquely American holiday, in which the whole country sets aside a day of each year to express thanks for the bounties of God.
Of course, the idea of giving thanks to God at a family meal is hardly foreign to Armenians.
The Eastern Diocese held its inaugural “ACYOA Seniors National Fall Retreat” from November 9 to 11, bringing together 44 young adults from 19 parishes.
Around this time of year, our church prescribes a Scripture reading from the Gospel of Luke, concerning a tragedy in a family household. A man named Jairus and his wife had a daughter, and this girl—only 12 years old—lay dying in their home.