Two parishioners of St. Kevork Church of Houston, TX, were honored this month with pontifical medals from His Holiness Karekin II, the Catholicos of All Armenians.
Today, May 13, the Armenian Church celebrates the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The day marks the ascent of our Lord into heaven, on the 40th day after his resurrection.
Two years ago this week, His Holiness Karekin II, the Catholicos of All Armenians, consecrated the Primate of the Eastern Diocese to the episcopal rank, in a solemn ceremony at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.
His Holiness Karekin II marked Armenia’s annual “Victory Day” on May 9, 2021, with a message reflecting on the sorrowful realities of the past year, which saw thousands of his countrymen lost to war and sickness.
“Mothers are the ambassadors of God’s love and providence on earth,” wrote the saintly Patriarch Shnork Kaloustian in this classic Mother’s Day homily.