Armenia’s annual Armed Forces Day—observed every year on January 28—was an especially poignant occasion in 2021, coming in the wake of the defense of Artsakh at the end of last year.
The story of a resurrected deer may be our earliest account of the evangelization of the Armenians. The Armenian Church remembers that story with an annual feast day.
In the wake of President Biden’s inauguration as America’s 46th chief executive, Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel sent a letter to the White House conveying pressing concerns of the Armenian-American community.
Of all of Christ’s miracles, his walking on water is the most uncanny. What does it mean, that Jesus could do this? Even for a miracle, it is so unexpected, so contrary to everyday experience.
He would become a figure of enduring spiritual stature in the Armenian Church. But he began his sojourn among our people as a stranger. This Saturday we will honor his memory once more—some 17 centuries after his death—during the Feast of St. Sarkis the Warrior.