Clergy of the Eastern Diocese took part in the U.S. Oriental Orthodox-Roman Catholic Consultation on September 4-5.
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.
On Thursday, July 18, Bishop Daniel Findikyan opened the doors of New York’s St. Vartan Cathedral to a visiting dignitary from Armenia: Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan.
The Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople took an important step towards the election of a new patriarch last week, when it chose Bishop Sahak Mashalian to fill the role of “locum tenens”: the “placeholder” who will administer the Patriarchate until a new Armenian Patriarch is chosen.