The Khrimian Lyceum graduation was held on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at the Diocesan Center in New York. The event, sponsored by the Diocese’s Armenian Studies department, celebrated the ongoing mission of the prestigious “immersion program” in Armenian heritage and culture.
Armenian School students from several Eastern Diocese parishes participated in a fun, interactive tournament of “Jeopardy” that tested their knowledge of Armenian history and culture.
On March 25, 2018—Palm Sunday—the Eastern Diocese celebrated ACYOA Day. The annual event shines a light on the youth of the church, the ACYOA, and its ongoing efforts.
The Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries successfully completed its 2018 Lenten Retreat season, with three ACYOA Juniors regional retreats. Collectively, there were 92 youth in attendance from across 17 parishes.
The terrible news of a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, on February 14 re-awakened all the emotions of outrage and pain that we felt after the crimes in Las Vegas, Orlando, San Bernardino, Charleston, Sandy Hook, the Washington Navy Yard, Fort Hood—and others sadly too numerous to comprehend.