Some 50 theologians and educators—including three representatives from the Eastern Diocese—gathered in Istanbul on June 1-3, for the third “Halki Summit on the Environment” organized by His All-Holiness Bartholomew I, the Ecumenical Patriarch.
The yearly transition to summer is a special time in the Armenian Church calendar. In quick succession, we observe our Lord’s Ascension, Pentecost, St. Gregory’s release from the pit, and the birth of Holy Etchmiadzin.
Last week, Armenian Church faithful in Louisiana welcomed a distinguished clergyman from a sister Christian tradition to share in a special liturgy.
On the Feast of Pentecost the Eastern Diocese will observe Vocations Day: a day to reflect on how God might be calling us along a certain road in life. The Gospel of John devotes special attention to the idea of the Christian “calling”
June 6, 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day: the greatest invasion in the history of mankind; the greatest military force ever unleashed in the cause of liberation.