In a riveting online discussion, Dr. Roberta Ervine of St. Nersess Seminary offered viewers a fresh look at one of the most famous parables in Scripture, under the provocative title, “And You Shall Love: Being a Samaritan on the Road Less Taken.”
In the Armenian liturgical calendar, autumn is the Season of the Holy Cross. The months of September and October are punctuated with celebrations and fasts dedicated to the Cross of Jesus Christ, and its mysterious power.
New York’s St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral will hold a special service on the evening of Sunday, September 13, to honor the major feast day known as Khatchveratz, or the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.
In the shadow of that infamous date, September 11, we offer a meditation on the reality of suffering, and the power of the Cross in Armenian Christian spirituality.
The Eastern Diocese’s “Sacred Music Festival”—a gathering of choir singers, directors, instrumentalists, and lovers of Armenian sacred music from throughout the Diocese—will be an online event this year.