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On May 9th, the Armenian Church celebrated the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ (“Hampartsoum” in Armenian). The day marks the ascent of our Lord into heaven, on the 40th day after his resurrection. According to Biblical scripture the Ascension took place in...

On Sunday, April 7, the Armenian Church will celebrate the Annunciation to the Virgin Mary. This feast day is one of five devoted to the blessed mother of Jesus Christ, and the first such feast to arise in a given year. It concerns the defining...

This Sunday, March 24, is Palm Sunday commemorating Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and the beginning of Holy Week. The Church is joyful after forty days of repentance. Christ is coming into Jerusalem. He is coming in the name of the Lord in fulfillment of the...

We are now more than half-way through Great Lent (Wednesday was Michink, the median day of Lent). This Sunday, March 10, is the Sunday of the Judge (Tadavori Giragi). The Gospel reading for this day is the parable told by Jesus about a widow and...

Today, Thursday, February 7, the Armenian Church celebrates the Feast of Vartanantz, commemorating the war between pagan Persia and Christian Armenia in 451. The king of Persia ordered all Christians under his rule to abandon Christianity and embrace Zoroastrianism. The Armenian clergy and ruling princes refused...

His Eminence, Archbishop Khajag Hagopian was in California for the annual clergy gathering and conference on the occasion of the Feast of St. Ghevont and the Priests that began Monday evening and concluded the evening of Wednesday, January 31, 2013. This year the three North American...

The Prelate traveled to California this week for the annual clergy gathering and conference on the occasion of the Feast of St. Ghevont and the Priests, which convened from January 29 to 31. This year the three North American Prelacies (Eastern, Western, and Canadian) joined...

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