His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, was in the United States in early May, for meetings with leaders of the Eastern Diocese.
On the Feast of Pentecost the Eastern Diocese observes “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”
Two years ago, on May 18, 2019, the newly-consecrated Bishop Daniel Findikyan celebrated his first Divine Liturgy in America, at New York’s St. Vartan Cathedral.
This Sunday will begin the final week in the season known as Eastertide—called Heenoonk in Armenian to designate the period of 50 days between Easter and Pentecost.
The Eastern Diocese is pleased to announce that Bishop Daniel will ordain Deacon Michael Sabounjian to the Holy Order of Priesthood on Friday and Saturday, June 4-5, 2021.