Mystical Music: Avak Orhnootyoon

“Mystical Music,” posted weekly on Vemkar’s Instagram page, introduces the beautiful hymns of the Armenian Apostolic Church. In this short episode, Dn. Michael Sabounjian introduces and Fr. Voskan Hovhannisyan sings the Tone 1 (ԱՁ) Avak Orhnootyoon/Աւագ Օրհնութիւն sharakan/շարական (a genre …

Mystical Music: Hrashatsan Bagootsmamp

“Mystical Music,” posted weekly on Vemkar’s Instagram page, introduces the beautiful hymns of the Armenian Apostolic Church. In this short episode, Dn. Michael Sabounjian introduces and Fr. Voskan Hovhannisyan sings a sharakan/շարական (a genre of hymn) from the Canon commemorating …

Mystical Music: Aysor Haryav

“Mystical Music,” posted weekly on Vemkar’s Instagram page, introduces the beautiful hymns of the Armenian Apostolic Church. In this short episode, Dn. Michael Sabounjian introduces and Fr. Voskan Hovhannisyan sings one of the most prominent Easter sharakans/շարական (a genre of …

Mystical Music: Arakelo Aghavno

“Mystical Music,” posted weekly on Vemkar’s Instagram page, introduces the beautiful hymns of the Armenian Apostolic Church. In this short episode, Dn. Michael Sabounjian introduces and Fr. Voskan Hovhannisyan sings a sharakan/շարական (a genre of hymn) from Pentecost and services …

Mystical Music: Ztakavorn Parats

“Mystical Music,” posted weekly on Vemkar’s Instagram page, introduces the beautiful hymns of the Armenian Apostolic Church. In this short episode, Dn. Michael Sabounjian introduces and Fr. Voskan Hovhannisyan sings the Resurrection Hymn  sharakan/շարական (a genre of hymn) in Tone …

Pilgrimage 2016: Day 1

Pilgrims’ Testimonies from the 2016 Pilgrimage to Jerusalem.

Bishop’s Messages: A Lenten Message (Armenian)

This is the 2020 Lenten message from Bishop Daniel Findikyan, Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, in Armenian.

Bishop’s Messages: A New Normal?

This message from Bishop Daniel Findikyan, Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, reflects on the “new normal” several months in the coronavirus pandemic.

Sacred Mysteries: Crowned with a Cross

“Sacred Mysteries” is a series of videos introducing the liturgy and sacraments of the Armenian Church. This episode of “Sacred Mysteries,” “Crowned with a Cross” explores the sacrament of marriage.

Living Voices: St. Nersess Shnorhali

“Living Voices” is a video series from the Creative Ministries Team of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. The series introduces viewers to some of the most important figures in Armenian Christianity, bringing them to life and …

Living Voices: St. Gregory of Narek

“Living Voices” is a video series from the Creative Ministries Team of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. The series introduces viewers to some of the most important figures in Armenian Christianity, bringing them to life and …

#HyeManners: Holy Communion

#HyeManners is a short video series produced by the Creative Ministries Team of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. Each #HyeManners video introduces you to small rituals of the Armenian Church, how to perform them properly, the …