Eastern Diocese

Eastern Diocese to Welcome New Archpastor

August 27, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – August 2016 His Grace, who was elected in May by the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church to head the Eastern American Diocese, will be enthroned at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Pittsburgh on Saturday, October 1. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will begin at 9:30 AM, with the welcoming […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Received Shushi Dance Ensemble

July 7, 2015 News

On July 4, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received the members of the Shushi Dance Ensemble of New Jersey (USA), accompanied by Mr. Hratch Toufayan, philanthropist of the Mother See. His Holiness conveyed his blessings and appreciation to the dance ensemble and […]

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Celebrating Legacy of Archbishop-Patriarch Torkom Manougian

February 19, 2014 Featured News

Armenian Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem – February 2014 On Sunday, February 8, the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, honoured the legacy of our late Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, Archbishop Torkom Manougian of beloved memory. Before his election as 96th Patriarch of Jerusalem, Archbishop Torkom Manougian served as Primate of the Eastern Diocese. […]

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Eastern Diocese Welcomes Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem

November 20, 2013 Featured News

Florence Avakian – November 2013 NEW YORK — “If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem…” is the biblical phrase signifying the emotional and spiritual power of the sacred site that is home to three of the world’s major religions. And for Armenians who have played a pivotal role in Jerusalem since the seventh century, the impact of […]

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New Publication – “Christian Preliminary Theory on Condemning Cremation”

November 16, 2013 News

November 2013 Under the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the Publishing Department of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin has published the work entitled “Christian Preliminary Theory on Condemning Cremation” by Deacon Gevorg Gevorgian, from the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church in America. The book was […]

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His Holiness Karekin II visits the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America

May 8, 2013 News

7/5/13 His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, has left for the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America at the invitation of Primate Archbishop Khajag Barsamian. Within the framework of the visit His Holiness will meet with representatives of administrative bodies of the Eastern Diocese and benefactors of the Mother […]

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Annual Orthodox Prayer Service Held at St. Vartan Cathedral

October 22, 2011 Featured News
Clergy of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church led a procession from the plaza of St. Vartan Cathedral prior to the start of Tuesday’s service

19/10/2011 New York-USA: Members of the United Nations community and Orthodox Christians in the New York metro area gathered for the annual Orthodox Prayer Service and reception at St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral on Tuesday, October 18. The evening began with a procession of clergy from the cathedral plaza to the beat of a kebero—a traditional […]

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Eastern Diocese Assembly in Boston honors Mass. Governor, Armenian American Activists

June 6, 2011 News

4/6/2011 BOSTON – Some 300 attendees from parishes throughout the Diocese gathered in the ornate Imperial Ballroom of the Boston Park Plaza Hotel on Friday evening, April 29, to honor some heroic contributors to the Armenian Church and to the greater Armenian community. Hosted by the Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Cambridge, Mass., the Grand […]

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New iPhone App from the Eastern Diocese

March 22, 2011 News
Screenshots of the Diocese’s new iPhone app, Vemkar, which is available for free download in the App Store and on iTunes.

The Armenian Apostolic Church – Eastern Diocese of America 22/3/2011 This month the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America announced the release of Vemkar—a new mobile application for the iPhone and iPod touch. The app—available free of charge in the App Store and on iTunes—incorporates a wide range of features, including daily scripture […]

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Davutoglu received Archbishop of US Eastern Diocese of Armenian Apostolic Church

March 16, 2011 News

15/03/2011 Foreign Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu received Archbishop Barsamian of US Eastern Diocese of Armenian Apostolic Church, “Anadolu Ajansı” news agency writes. Archbishop Barsamian said he had a meeting with Professor Mehmet Giormez, who was the chief of department on religious affairs for Turkey. The meeting was a success. No further information is reported […]

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