Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel Findikyan took part in an online forum on “Racial Injustice and Responsibility,” which sought to explore a very timely social issue in the context of the Armenian American community.
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.
Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel Findikyan delivered the annual Fr. John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture to celebrate 50 years of collaboration between St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary and St. Nersess Armenian Seminary.
Next weekend, the St. James Church in Evanston, IL, will be the site for the Eastern Diocese’s “Sacred Music Festival”—a gathering of choir singers, directors, instrumentalists, and lovers of Armenian sacred music from throughout the Diocese.
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.