On May 28, Armenians around the world will honor the centennial anniversary of the Battle of Sardarabad, and the establishment of the First Armenian Republic (1918-1920).
In the Armenian Church, memorial days of one kind or another are quite common: we observe merelots after the major feast days; we remember our departed loved ones on the karasoonk of their passing, and thereafter through annual hokehankisd services.
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.
In life, he was celebrated as a prolific author and novelist, who was a pioneering activist in what would later be known as the cause of human rights.
The Eastern Diocese’s annual Awards Banquet went forward in a family-like setting of mutual admiration, affection, and encouragement, on the evening of Friday, May 4 at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in West Harrison, NY.