In a communiqué this week, the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin lamented the continuing desecration and eradication of Armenian Christian monuments in the regions of Artsakh now held by Azerbaijan, following the autumn 2020 war.
The Eastern Diocese held its third “Sacred Music Festival” on Friday and Saturday, April 16-17. Conceived by the Diocese’s Sacred Music Council at the instigation of Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel, the festival was a celebration of Armenian liturgical music, featuring educational presentations and recitals.
In a message for Easter, Bishop Daniel reflects on a year that brought unimagined trials to our world—and unique, painful burdens to the Armenian people. But our Lord was no stranger to such burdens, and speaks to us as a father to his beloved children.
This spring, the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church in America will hold a two-day “Sacred Music Festival” running Friday and Saturday, April 16-17, 2021.
Some 60 young Armenian faithful and their parents took part in the Diocese’s “Virtual Winter Family Camp”on Saturday, February 27.