In a directive to leaders of the Eastern Diocese dated April 29, 2021, Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel Findikyan laid out updated policies and guidelines for a cautious approach to restoring church functions,
For the Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross (May 2), a lost sermon by the late Archbishop Tiran Nersoyan.
His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, will be arriving this week in the United States, for meetings scheduled with leaders of the Eastern Diocese.
The Eastern Diocese will hold its 119th Diocesan Assembly as an online gathering, with attendees participating remotely. The main Assembly general session will be held on Saturday, May 1, with a continuation of the general session on the evening of Tuesday, May 25.
The Eastern Diocese held its third “Sacred Music Festival” on Friday and Saturday, April 16-17. Conceived by the Diocese’s Sacred Music Council at the instigation of Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel, the festival was a celebration of Armenian liturgical music, featuring educational presentations and recitals.