New York’s St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral will hold a special service on the evening of Sunday, September 13, to honor the major feast day known as Khatchveratz, or the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.
Feasts venerating the Virgin Mary occupy an entire season in the church calendar, with a special day reserved to honor her parents.
VEMKAR, the Eastern Diocese’s the major new educational initiative, held another of its “LIve Session” online events on August 19, with some 70 viewers participating over the Zoom conference platform.
This year the Armenian Church liturgical calendar designates August 27 as the feast of St. Jeremiah: one of the major prophets of the Bible.
In his sermon on the Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother-of-God, Bishop Daniel Findikyan urged listeners to search for what brings true joy to life—even amid the restrictions of the ongoing pandemic crisis.