Category: Armenian Church

Society of Istanbul Armenians of Boston Honor Fr. Aljalian at Father’s Day Dinner

Society of Istanbul Armenians of Boston Honor Fr. Aljalian at Father’s Day Dinner

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff   WATERTOWN — The Society of Istanbul Armenians of Boston honored Fr. Arakel Aljalian, pastor of St. James Armenian Church of Watertown, as “Father of the Year” at the Society’s annual dinner on Saturday, June 17 at St. James’ Armene and Veronica Tarvezian Hall. Dr. Aida Yavshayan served as the […]

CARS Celebrates Anniversary With Exhibit

CARS Celebrates Anniversary With Exhibit

LIVINGSTON, N.J. — On Friday, June 2, St. Mary Armenian Church was host to an art exhibit and lecture at the church’s Toufayan Hall. More than 80 people attended the talk about “The role of Constantinople, Istanbul, in the History of Armenian Culture,” with slides and pictures, in English and Armenian. Sevan Araz efficiently and effortlessly […]

Cargo with Armenian Aid Reaches Syria

Cargo with Armenian Aid Reaches Syria

DAMASCUS (Prensa Latina) — The Armenian Diocese of Damascus received 40 tons of food supplied by the people and government of Armenia sent by the Armenian Church of Armenia, reported the media last week. During a brief meeting, Armenian Ambassador to Syria Arshak Poladian highlighted that the cargo was sent by order of Armenian President […]

Going the Distance for FAR at Spring Benefit Luncheon

Going the Distance for FAR at Spring Benefit Luncheon

LINCOLN HARBOR, N.J. — On June 1, the Friends of Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR), held a Spring Benefit Luncheon at the Chart House. More than 150 attended the event, among them benefactors Sirvart Hovnanian, Suzanne Toufayan, Archbishop Khajag Barsamian and Garnik A. Nanagoulian, executive director of FAR. The purpose of the benefit was to support and […]

Trump Visits Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Meets Armenian Patriarch

Trump Visits Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Meets Armenian Patriarch

JERUSALEM (Armenpress) — US President Donald Trump visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Monday, May 15. Representatives of the Catholic, Armenian and Greek-Orthodox church met the president. Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem Nourhan Manougian, Custodians of the Holy Land Fr. Francesco Patton, and Greek-Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III greeted President Trump. President Donald Trump […]

Diocesan Banquet Honors Longtime Supporters

Diocesan Banquet Honors Longtime Supporters

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Two individuals were honored for their support of the Armenian Church and the larger Armenian community at the annual Awards Banquet held as part of the 115th Diocesan Assembly in Palm Harbor, on Friday, May 5. Diocesan Primate Archbishop Khajag Barsamian presided over the banquet, which was hosted by St. Hagop […]

Former Boston Celtics Legend M.L. Carr Captivates Audience at Holy Trinity Armenian Church

Former Boston Celtics Legend M.L. Carr Captivates Audience at Holy Trinity Armenian Church

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — At 6’6” tall, former Celtic M.L. Carr towered over the podium in the Charles and Nevart Talanian Cultural Hall of Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater Boston, as the gathered crowd enthusiastically greeted him with a signature move that he himself made famous, the waving of their white napkins and towels in […]

Nercessian Presents City of Orphans at Daughters of Vartan Event at Holy Trinity Church

Nercessian Presents City of Orphans at Daughters of Vartan Event at Holy Trinity Church

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Dr. Nora Nercessian gave a talk illustrated with slides about her book, The City of Orphans, at an event organized by Arpie Lodge of the Daughters of Vartan on May 4. Cosponsors included the hosting Holy Trinity Armenian Church, the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA), National Association […]