Every Lenten season for more than 50 years, Sunday School students, staff, and families throughout the Eastern Diocese have joined in an effort to raise money for the world’s needy.
Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel joined fellow bishops of the Oriental Orthodox churches to congratulate the recently installed leader of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, Archbishop Elpidophoros.
The Eastern Diocese mourns the passing of Mr. Krikor Pidedjan, a revered teacher, community figure, and authority on Armenia sacred music, who passed away on July 30 at age 83.
For the second time this summer, a new priest has been welcomed into the ranks of the Armenian clergy, as Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel Findikyan performed the sacrament of holy orders on the former Deacon Arman Galstyan.
This week, the Eastern Diocese will be blessed to witness the ordination of a new priest—the second such ordination to be performed this summer.