This Sunday will begin the final week in the season known as Eastertide—called Heenoonk in Armenian to designate the period of 50 days between Easter and Pentecost.
The Eastern Diocese is pleased to announce that Bishop Daniel will ordain Deacon Michael Sabounjian to the Holy Order of Priesthood on Friday and Saturday, June 4-5, 2021.
Today, May 13, the Armenian Church celebrates the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The day marks the ascent of our Lord into heaven, on the 40th day after his resurrection.
Two years ago this week, His Holiness Karekin II, the Catholicos of All Armenians, consecrated the Primate of the Eastern Diocese to the episcopal rank, in a solemn ceremony at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.
His Holiness Karekin II marked Armenia’s annual “Victory Day” on May 9, 2021, with a message reflecting on the sorrowful realities of the past year, which saw thousands of his countrymen lost to war and sickness.