He would become a figure of enduring spiritual stature in the Armenian Church. But he began his sojourn among our people as a stranger. This Saturday we will honor his memory once more—some 17 centuries after his death—during the Feast of St. Sarkis the Warrior.
On Saturday, January 23, the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America held its 118th annual Diocesan Assembly as an online gathering, convened over the Zoom video conference platform.
The Eastern Diocese’s Sacred Music Council is sponsoring three online workshop series for altar servers, choir singers, and church organists, scheduled to meet through Great Lent (to the end of March, 2021).
With its original plans postponed, ACYOA’s alumni reunion weekend has been rescheduled for 2022.
A significant transition in the life of the worldwide Armenian Church took place last week, when Archbishop Barkev Mardirosyan retired from his position as the long-serving Primate of the Artsakh Diocese.