On the evening of February 13, 2019, worshippers gathered at New York’s St. Vartan Cathedral for a unique service offering prayers in anticipation of the Feast of the Lord’s Presentation to the Temple.
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.
The Vicar of St. Vartan Cathedral, Fr. Mesrop Parsamyan, delivered a talk at the St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church in New York City, on January 26.
He addressed the church’s Lay Ministers Enrichment Team, offering insights into St. Gregory of Narek’s powerful Book of Prayers as an example of the Armenian Christian tradition of prayer.
An ancient Armenian custom was revived in New York City last week, when St. Vartan Cathedral held its inaugural “Prayers for Healing” service.
The Eastern Diocese is pleased to announce that a date has been set for the episcopal ordination of the Diocesan Primate, the Very Rev. Fr. Daniel Findikyan.