Category: Christianity

Hye Pointe Church’s Cultural Center to Have Grand Opening on April 22

Hye Pointe Church’s Cultural Center to Have Grand Opening on April 22

BRADFORD, Mass. — The Armenian Apostolic Church at Hye Pointe broke ground on a new Family Life and Cultural Center in June 2016 on Route 125. This new center is the second phase of a three-phase project that started more than 15 years ago. In 2002, two local parishes, Holy Cross Apostolic Church in Lawrence […]

Armenian Cilicia Evangelical Church Raises Funds for Families of Martyred Soldiers Defending Borders

Armenian Cilicia Evangelical Church Raises Funds for Families of Martyred Soldiers Defending Borders

PASADENA, Calif. — On Sunday, February 12, on the occasion of Valentine’s Day and utilizing Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian, executive director of the Armenian Evangelical World Council’s visit, the Mission and Outreach Committee of the Armenian Cilicia Evangelical Church organized a luncheon and cultural program to raise funds for families of soldiers who lost […]

Orthodox and Oriental Churches Meet for Dialogue with Catholic Church

Orthodox and Oriental Churches Meet for Dialogue with Catholic Church

ROME — The 14th meeting of the International Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches took place in Rome from January 22 to 27, hosted by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. It was chaired jointly by Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting […]

AMAA Shares Joy of Christmas with Children Throughout Armenia and Karabagh

AMAA Shares Joy of Christmas with Children Throughout Armenia and Karabagh

PARAMUS, N.J. — In late December until the end of winter vacation, The Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), in collaboration with the Evangelical Church of Armenia, once again organized 45 Christmas and New Year’s programs in 30 towns and cities throughout Armenia and Karabagh. Through these programs, they brought cheer to than 9,000 children […]

Christian Faith Vital For Armenians, Says Karekin

Christian Faith Vital For Armenians, Says Karekin

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Faith in Christianity remains vital for the survival and prosperity of the Armenian people, Catholicos Karekin II, the supreme head of the Armenian Apostolic Church, insisted on Friday as he celebrated a Christmas mass at the Echmiadzin cathedral. In his homily read out during the service, Karekin said Armenians must stick to […]

Catholicos Aram Visits Syria to Celebrate Epiphany

Catholicos Aram Visits Syria to Celebrate Epiphany

ALEPPO, Syria (almasdarnews.com) — Catholicos Aram I Keshishian of the See of Cilicia of the Armenian Church, visited the Forty Martyrs Cathedral, which is located in the Jedaideh district of old Aleppo, on Saturday, January 7, to celebrate Armenian Christmas or Epiphany. Later that day the patriarch travelled to nearby Al-Midan to visit the Church of […]

Havresc: An Armenian-Iraqi Village Fighting to Survive

Havresc: An Armenian-Iraqi Village Fighting to Survive

NEW YORK — It’s a remarkable Armenian village somewhere in Iraq with about 200 to 500 people. And it is surviving through courage, faith, fortitude and about 22 dedicated men against the massive force of the Islamic State. Its name, Havresc, translates to big revenge, and its history dates back to 1915, when survivors of […]

Greater Worcester Armenian Chorale Presents Annual Christmas Concert

Greater Worcester Armenian Chorale Presents Annual Christmas Concert

By Charles K. Der Kazarian     WORCESTER — The Greater Worcester Armenian Chorale presented its annual special Christmas concert on Sunday, December 4, 1:30 p.m., in the Sanctuary of Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church. The program consisted of Christmas carols and songs in Armenian and English. The Chorale is under the direction of Konstantin […]