Diocesan Primate the Very Rev. Fr. Daniel Findikyan announced last week that he has appointed the Very Rev. Fr. Mesrop Parsamyan as the new Vicar of St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral.
It is rare, indeed, to be able to state that an individual’s life had a genuine, beneficial impact on the entire world.
It was an afternoon of great anticipation on Wednesday, September 26, as New York’s St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral awaited the arrival of Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.
Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan visited St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral to conclude his trip to New York City for the United Nations General Assembly.
Look in any direction and you’ll see richly illuminated manuscripts, opulent gilded reliquaries, rare textiles, exquisitely carved khatchkars, precious liturgical woodwork, rare printed books—and the artistic pièce de résistance: a sixteen-foot painted map showing the locations of the Armenian churches of historic Armenia before the Genocide.