Berd Worshippers Come Together


At the alter in Berd

At the alter in Berd

Blessing the grapes

Blessing the grapes

BERD, Armenia —  Father Dajad Davidian, retired past of St. James Apostolic Armenian Church in Watertown, participated in the mass and the blessing of the grapes in Berd, Armenia, at Berd’s Saint James Armenian Church.

Davidian participated in the blessing of the grapes at the annual Berd Berry and Honey Festival.

Berd is located in Tavush, in the north of Armenia, and has been the site of numerous border attacks.

— Joseph Dagdigian