BELMONT, Mass. — On December 9, 2017, under the auspices of Bishop Mikael Mouradian, Bishop of the Armenian Catholic Eparchy of US and Canada, a large crowd gathered at the Holy Cross Armenian Catholic Church to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its move to Belmont.
Present were many prominent members of the greater Boston community, among them were the faithful parishioners of the church, as well as clergy from various other churches.
Nishan and Margrit Atinizian, longtime benefactors of the church, were honored that evening and recognized for their years of devotion and generous support of the church.
Maral Der Torossian, master of ceremonies for the evening and a longtime active member of the church, welcomed the guests and reflected briefly on the history of the church, its goals and its mission. She thanked all present, specially Mouradian for attending. She also thanked the Holy Cross Church’s beloved priest, Monsignor Andon Atamian, for serving and leading the parish with great love and dedication.
Following dinner, Mouradian and Atamian addressed the guests, thanking all for their presence on that snowy and stormy evening, as well as for their continuous support of the church.