Bishop Sahak Mashalian will be formally enthroned as the 85th Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople on Saturday, January 11, in a ceremony at the city’s Sourp Asdvadzadzin Armenian Cathedral, the Patriarchate has announced.
On December 25, volunteers from St. Vartan Cathedral gathered at the Diocesan Center in New York to host an outreach luncheon for some of the city’s more vulnerable residents.
On January 6, 2020, less than a week into a new decade, the Armenian Church of America welcomed the birth of Christ with an “Armenian Christmas” Divine Liturgy at New York’s St. Vartan Cathedral.
In his Armenian Christmas sermon at St. Vartan Cathedral, Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel described how the birth of Christ lifted humanity out of worldly darkness and brought us into the light of heaven.
What is monasticism? What was it like in former times? And can it survive in today’s world?
These were the tantalizing questions discussed in a recent lecture held at the Mor Aphrem Center of the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese in Paramus, NJ.