WATERTOWN — St. James Armenian Church celebrated the parish’s name day, the 92nd anniversary of the parish, and the 30th anniversary of pastor Fr. Arakel Aljalian entering the priesthood, on Sunday, December 17. The program was presided over by Bishop Mesrob Parsamyan, Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America.
Along with others, tribute was paid to Deacon Apkar Potookian, above, for his many years of dedicated service. From left are Fr. Aljalian, Bishop Parsamyan and Potookian.