Elisha the Prophet (the saint remembered by the Armenian Church this year on July 9) was a wonderworker whose miracles—healing the diseased, the multiplication of loaves, raising a child from death—anticipated those of Christ.
Every year, the Armenian Church reserves a day in its liturgical calendar to remember one of the more obscure figures of the Old Testament: the Prophet Zechariah. This year his saint day falls on July 7.
It is a rare thing when a national culture is revolutionized by a small group of scholars. But that is exactly what happened in 5th-century Armenia, through the efforts of the Holy Translators.
This week’s Feast of St. Daniel and His Companions (June 30) is a lesson in fidelity to God over submission to worldy forces.
On Saturday, June 27, the Armenian Church will observe one of several feast days associated with St. Gregory the Illuminator. This particular feast is dedicated to the saint’s later years and the discovery of his relics.