Armenian Church

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BRADFORD, Mass. – The Armenian Apostolic Church at Hye Pointe reached a new milestone on July 31, when the first badarak or divine liturgy, was conducted on land purchased nearly twenty years ago for[...]

By Angel Zohrabian On April 12, 2015, my father and I had the opportunity of witnessing one of the most important and memorable events for all Armenians. We traveled to Rome to take part in the Mass dedicated to the commemoration of the[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — An awe-inspiring but gravely worrying lecture on the preservation of historic Armenian churches in danger of collapse, was presented by leading Armenian art historian Dr. Christina Maranci recently. It was[...]

BOSTON and YEREVAN — “Lively, warm, colorful – a happy place,” that’s how Anna Tellalian described her visit to the Children’s Center in Yerevan, Armenia. The Children’s Center is a program of the Fund for Armenian Relief[...]

ECHMIADZIN — On July 21 Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Metropolitan Antonios (El Soury) of the Archdiocese of Zahle of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East. He was[...]

What follows is a reflection by Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, on the visit of Pope Francis to Armenia in June 2016. “I have greatly desired to visit this beloved land, your[...]

NEW YORK — A group of 29 young adults from parishes across the Eastern Diocese traveled to the Holy Land from June 6 to June 14. The sixth annual Youth Leadership Pilgrimage to the Holy Land was led by the Rev. Hovsep Karapetyan, pastor[...]

ECHMIADZIN — On June 25-30 under the presidency of Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, a Supreme Spiritual Council (SSC) meeting was held in the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin. The co-chairman for the meeting[...]

BLOOMFIELD, Mich. — On Thursday, June 23, Edmond and Nora Azadian opened their  home on behalf of Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) to host a dinner welcoming the new Priest at St. John Armenian Church, the Very Rev. Aren Sarkis[...]

Special to the Mirror-Spectator Much has been made of the official Turkish reaction to statements made by Pope Francis during his visit to Armenia June 24-26. That hysterical response was as predictable as it was tasteless. One might take[...]

ECHMIADZIN — On June 20, on the International Day of Refugees, with the blessings of Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the Social Services Office of Mother See provided financial assistance to 100 needy[...]