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.
Monday, September 21 marks the 29th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Armenia.
On Saturday, September 12, the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America broke new ground by holding a “virtual” Diocesan Assembly. It was the first time in the organization’s history that the annual gathering went forward as an online event, with attendees participating remotely.
Florence Avakian reports on this week’s special service at St. Vartan Cathedral, which projected hope in a time of affliction.
Sunday, September 6, marked a new chapter in the life of the St. James Church of Richmond, VA, as parishioners warmly welcomed a new pastor