For the second time this summer, a new priest has been welcomed into the ranks of the Armenian clergy, as Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel Findikyan performed the sacrament of holy orders on the former Deacon Arman Galstyan.
This week, the Eastern Diocese will be blessed to witness the ordination of a new priest—the second such ordination to be performed this summer.
More than a thousand viewers have watched the online video highlights of the ordination of Fr. Andreas Garabedian.
On Thursday, July 18, Bishop Daniel Findikyan opened the doors of New York’s St. Vartan Cathedral to a visiting dignitary from Armenia: Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan.
The Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople took an important step towards the election of a new patriarch last week, when it chose Bishop Sahak Mashalian to fill the role of “locum tenens”: the “placeholder” who will administer the Patriarchate until a new Armenian Patriarch is chosen.