On Sunday, May 31, Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Diocesan Primate, traveled to Providence, RI, for a special celebration at Sts. Sahag and Mesrob Church.
ACYOA Juniors gathered over Memorial Day weekend at St. James Church of Watertown, MA, for the 40th annual Hye M’rtsoom program. The parish hosted a record-breaking 282 participants from 16 parishes across the Diocese for a weekend of worship, sports, and fellowship.
By Sarine Atamian
Youth and clergy from across the Eastern Diocese gathered in Detroit, MI, last weekend for the 68th annual ACYOA General Assembly and Sports Weekend.
Holy Trinity Church of Cheltenham, PA, hosted a special celebration on Sunday, May 17, to honor parishioner Ohannes Hashas, a longtime member of the church who was instrumental in erecting an Armenian cross on Holy Cross Church on Aghtamar island in historic Armenia.
By Florence Avakian
On Saturday morning, May 9, some 3,000 attended a Pontifical celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. It was the largest gathering of the National Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Centennial held in Washington, DC, from May 7 to 9.