Fourth Century

Sermons as Sources: St. John Chrysostom’s Homilies on the Gospel of Matthew

For many people, the sermon is their favorite part of the Badarak, the Divine Liturgy. Delivered in the vernacular—the language spoken by the average person—it is often the only portion of the service in English (or modern Armenian, or whichever …

Catholicos St. Nersess the Great and Armenian Charity

Usually, when we think about St. Nersess, it is the beloved twelfth century hymnist and scholar St. Nersess Shnorhali who comes to mind. The alphabetic Առաւօտ լուսոյ (Aravod Luso, known as the “Hymn for the Morning”) or his acrostic Նորաստեղծեալ …

Fifth Century

The Rest of Fasting

In this lecture, “The Rest of Fasting,” delivered on April 8, 2020 for the Zohrab Information Center’s series on the Environment, Dr. Roberta Ervine explores how fasting offers rest and healing to both those who fast and to all of …

Tenth Century

Resilience

This Bible Study, “Resilience,” helps you pray through and confront moments of crisis in your life. In it, you will find the space for discussion based on passages from the Psalms, 2 Corinthians, and the Church Father Anania of Narek. …

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 …

A Living Hope

This Bible Study, “A Living Hope,” offers reflection for moments of great change. In it, you will find the space for discussion based on passages from Jonah, Peter, and from our Church Father St. Gregory of Narek. Click the button …

Holy Teaching: St. Gregory of Narek

“Holy Teaching” is a series of short videos introducing the profound Christian teaching of our Church Fathers and Mothers. This video introduces the 10th century mystic St. Gregory of Narek.

St. Gregory of Narek’s “Book of Lamentations”

St. Gregory of Narek’s classic, the Book of Lamentations, the Մատեան Ողբերգութիւն/ Matean Oghbergut’ean needs no introduction. It is perhaps the most well-known text written in the Armenian language. Revered for a thousand years, the book is so closely identified …

Twelfth Century

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 …

The Treasury: The Many Graces of St. Nersess Shnorhali

The Treasury is the publication of the “Fellowship of St. Voski.” “The Fellowship of St. Voski” (aka Nor Voskiank) is a non-profit organization working toward the revival and restoration of Armenian Orthodox theology and life within the Armenian Church. Through publication …

Thirteenth Century

Fourteenth Century

Bread & Salt: Let There Be… Healing!

“Bread and Salt: Stories from the Armenian Church” is a video and podcast series produced by the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. The episodes cover a wide range of topics, including Armenian history, the traditions and practices …