A recollection and prayer on a grim anniversary for the Armenian people.
St. Nersess Seminary in Armonk, NY, hosted the latest meeting of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches on Monday, September 20. Leaders of America’s Oriental Orthodox churches gathered for prayer, fellowship, and discussion of issues of common interest to these ancient Christian traditions.
The Eastern Diocese was deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. Lucy Der Manuelian, the pioneering scholar of Armenian Art History, who passed away at her home in Belmont, MA, on September 20. She was 93.
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.
His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, greeted Armenian Independence Day—September 21, 2021—during a special ceremony at the St. Gayane Monastery of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.