Topic: Armenian Church of America

By Taylor Manookian Gregory Special to the Mirror-Spectator ARMONK, N.Y. — Every summer, the St. Nersess Seminary hosts young men from any of the churches within the Eastern and Western Dioceses of the Armenian Church of America, and the[...]

By Taleen Postian Special to the Mirror-Spectator When becoming an Armenian priest, two paths are open to men who graduate from the seminary. One is to become a Der Hayr, a priest of a parish who must get married before he is ordained. The[...]

DALLAS — When the 121st Diocesan Assembly of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America began its opening session, it was the first time the body had met in a completely in-person manner in more than three years, since the[...]

RACINE, WI — This year’s annual St. Hagop Armenian Apostolic Church Madagh Picnic will be held on Sunday, June 25, 2023 at Johnson Park in Racine. The church is now accepting donations and thanks supporters in advance for their[...]

LOS ANGELES — On April 15, 600 guests assembled at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel to formally congratulate the first Nobel Prize winner of Armenian descent Ardem Sarkis Patapoutian, PhD. The pioneering scientist was recognized for his[...]

DETROIT — On the evening of Monday, April 24, a Service in Honor of the Sanctified Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide was held at St. Sarkis Armenian Church in Dearborn. This 108th Anniversary Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide was[...]

MILWAUKEE — For many decades, the four Armenian churches of Southeast Wisconsin jointly observed Martyrs Day on April 24 with requiem services (prior to 2015) and other commemorations. This year, the four churches marked Martyrs Day by[...]

WASHINGTON — On December 11, St. Mary Church in Washington, DC, celebrated the 90th anniversary of its establishment. Some 240 parishioners and friends gathered in historic Heritage Hall of the Catholic University of America (CUA), to[...]

LOS ANGELES — The Western Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church reported on Sunday, December 18 the passing of former Primate Archbishop Vatche Hovsepian. He was 92 years old. Archbishop Hovsepian (baptismal name Hovsep) was born on[...]

WORCESTER — On Friday, November 18, more than 350 guests attended a memorable event to honor Fr. Aved Terzian on his retirement from active service, after 38 years as the pastor and spiritual shepherd of the historic Armenian Church of[...]