This week, the Eastern Diocese will be blessed to witness the ordination of a new priest—the second such ordination to be performed this summer.
More than a thousand viewers have watched the online video highlights of the ordination of Fr. Andreas Garabedian.
On Thursday, July 18, Bishop Daniel Findikyan opened the doors of New York’s St. Vartan Cathedral to a visiting dignitary from Armenia: Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan.
Elisha the Prophet (the saint remembered by the Armenian Church this year on July 18) was a wonderworker whose miracles—healing the diseased, the multiplication of loaves, raising a child from death—anticipated those of Christ.
The Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople took an important step towards the election of a new patriarch last week, when it chose Bishop Sahak Mashalian to fill the role of “locum tenens”: the “placeholder” who will administer the Patriarchate until a new Armenian Patriarch is chosen.