The Eastern Diocese mourns the loss of Joseph Kalemkerian, of Trumbull, CT: an ordained deacon and lifelong devoted servant of the Armenian Church, who passed away in the company of his loved ones on April 30, at age 90.
In a letter dated May 17, 2022, His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, confirmed the election of the Very Reverend Fr. Mesrop Parsamyan to the office of Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America.
For the Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross (May 15), a lost sermon by the late Archbishop Tiran Nersoyan.
The roll call of delegates of the 120th Diocesan Assembly was an occasion to honor a stalwart, beloved figure at Diocesan Assemblies over the past decades: Nubar Kupelian, distinguished longtime member of the Diocesan staff.
The 120th Diocesan Assembly of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America saw some significant transitions in the life of the Diocese.