Saturday, April 24, will be observed by the worldwide Armenian Church as the “Feast of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.” Services at St. Vartan Cathedral will begin at 10 a.m., wth all health restrictions observed.
Less than a week after the Armenian Church’s celebration of Easter, the Eastern Diocese marked another occasion of hope and promise, as it saw the ordination of a new pastor to lead the faithful.
One of the leading ecumenical organizations in America, the National Council of Churches, released a letter to U.S. President Biden, urging him to recognize the Armenian Genocide in anticipation of the coming April 24th commemoration.
In a letter to U.S. President Joseph Biden, Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel urged formal recognition of the Armenian Genocide in anticipation of this year’s April 24 commemoration.
A special celebration will take place in the Eastern Diocese this weekend, as Dn. Albert Hambardzumyan is ordained as a priest of the Armenian Church, by the hand of Bishop Daniel.