St. Mark Armenian Church of Springfield, MA, will hold a celebratory banquet honoring the ordination of Rev. Dn. Timothy Aznavourian to the priesthood on Saturday, May 29, immediately follow the badarak and ordination service (which starts at 10 a.m.), in T. Nishan Omartian Hall at the Springfield church (2427 Wilbraham Rd., Springfield, MA). RSVP for the banquet by May 12; please note that space is limited due to pandemic restrictions. See below or click to the parish website for information on ordination events, and to make banquet reservations online and make donations.
Priestly Ordination of the Rev. Dn. Timothy Aznavourian by the hand of Bishop Daniel Findikyan, Primate of the Eastern Diocese: May 28-29, 2021:
Service of Calling: Friday, May 28, 6 p.m., at St. Mark Church (2427 Wilbraham Rd., Springfield). Reception to follow in Omartian Hall.
Divine Liturgy & Ordination: Saturday, May 29, 10 a.m., at St. Mark Church. Banquet to follow in Omartian Hall. Sponsoring priest is Fr. Shnork Souin; godfather is Ralph Rafaelian. For information on ordination events, contact Diane Boghosian at (413) 596-9320.
Ordination Donations: To offer a donation with a congratulatory message, click here or visit stmarkarmenianchurch.org (select “Ordination Donation” from the “Donate” dropdown menu and add a Congratulatory Message in the “Special Instructions to the Seller” section). Contact Anna Garabedian via text or phone at (413) 478-7688, or at GMG3@aol.com.
Hotel Information: A special hotel rate has been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn (800 Hall of Fame Ave., Springfield). Call (413) 886-8000 and reference St. Mark Armenian Church by May 12 to reserve.