Next weekend, the St. James Church in Evanston, IL, will be the site for the Eastern Diocese’s “Sacred Music Festival”—a gathering of choir singers, directors, instrumentalists, and lovers of Armenian sacred music from throughout the Diocese.
In the Armenian liturgical calendar, autumn is the Season of the Holy Cross. The months of September and October are punctuated with celebrations and fasts dedicated to the Cross of Jesus Christ, and its mysterious power.
Saturday, September 21 marks the 28th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Armenia.
To be in the presence of the True Cross of Jesus Christ is a deeply felt emotional experience.
The University of Michigan’s Armenian Studies Program hosted a conference titled, “Generations and Legacies: Louise Manoogian Simone’s Vision for Armenian Studies,” on September 13-14.