The Eastern Diocese is pleased to announce that Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel Findikyan will ordain Deacon Timothy Aznavourian to the Holy Order of Priesthood on Friday and Saturday, May 28-29, 2021.
His Holiness Karekin II led the annual sacred observance of the Feast of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide at Holy Etchmiadzin and Armenia’s iconic Genocide monument.
The White House issued a long-awaited statement today, April 24, 2021, officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide.
Saturday, April 24, will be observed by the worldwide Armenian Church as the “Feast of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.” Services at St. Vartan Cathedral will begin at 10 a.m., wth all health restrictions observed.
Less than a week after the Armenian Church’s celebration of Easter, the Eastern Diocese marked another occasion of hope and promise, as it saw the ordination of a new pastor to lead the faithful.