The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Sep 12, 2014 — The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is the last one of the five major feasts of the Armenian Apostolic Church. It is the most important feast among the feasts dedicated to the Holy Cross, as it is dedicated to the history of the return of the Holy Cross from imprisonment, its elevation and glorification. In the Armenian Apostolic Church, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is celebrated on Sunday during the period between September 11-17. This year, that date is September 17, and the Monday following the Feast is a Memorial Day.
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Primate to Depart to Holy Etchmiadzin to Take Part in Supreme Spiritual Council Meeting and Diocesan Representatives Meeting

Sep 11, 2014 — On Sunday, September 14, 2014, Diocesan Primate Archbishop Hovnan Derderian will depart for Armenia where he will take part in the Supreme Spiritual Council Meeting on September 16-17 and the Diocesan Representatives Meeting on September 18-20. The meetings will be presided by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians.
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Primate to Celebrate the Divine Liturgy at St. John Garabed Armenian Church in San Diego – Dr. Hagop Akiskal to be Awarded the St. Nerses the Graceful Medal

Sep 05, 2014 — On Sunday, September 7, the Primate will pay a pastoral visit to the Armenian faithful community of San Diego. His Eminence will be the day’s celebrant and homilist at St. John Garabed Armenian Church. During the service, Dr. Hagop Akiskal will be honored with the Pontifical Encyclical of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians and the St. Nerses Shnorhali medal. The Primate will also bless the members of the Parish Council.
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