St. Mary: Doorway to Salvation, Window toward Heaven

St. Mary: Doorway to Salvation, Window toward Heaven by Father Garabed Kochakian In the month of August with the Feast of the Assumption of the Mother of God- one of the five major Tabernacle Feast of the Armenian Church/ Daghavar- …

Communion for the Sick

This is an ancient service of healing of the Armenian Church.  Click here to download a PDF of the Service, taken from the Mets Mashtots, the Book of Rituals of the Armenian Church: Communion for the Sick

In Communion with Ourselves

This lesson plan for teenagers was prepared by the Youth Ministries team of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. Click the button below for a PDF of this Lesson Plan: In Communion With Ourselves

Tending the Flock of God: Ruby and David’s Story

This is an excerpt from Fr. Garabed Kochakian’s book Tending the Flock of God. In the book, Fr. Garabed reflects on 25 years of service in the holy priesthood of the Armenian Apostolic Church and offers his advice on how to “tend …

Bread & Salt: Raise the Cross

A holy city under siege. A stolen relic of the deepest spiritual significance. A daring rescue that restores the True Cross to Christ’s people. That’s the dramatic story told in the latest episode of the Eastern Diocese’s “Bread & Salt” …

Bread and Salt: Mother of God

The Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother-of-God commemorates how St. Mary at her death was taken up in body and soul, or “assumed,” into heaven. This act of tenderness was performed by Christ many years after his Ascension, …

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.

The Coronavirus and Prayers for Healing of the Armenian Church

In this sermon, Fr. Tavit Boyajian, pastor of the Sts. Joachim and Anne Armenian Church in Palos Heights, IL, addresses the coronavirus by looking at the Prayers for Healing of the Armenian Church. The Prayers for Healing Service is a …

Communion for the Sick

This is an ancient service of healing of the Armenian Church.  Click here to download a PDF of the Service, taken from the Mets Mashtots, the Book of Rituals of the Armenian Church: Communion for the Sick

Discussion Questions for Bread & Salt: Acts of Mercy

This set of discussion questions is intended for use alongside the Bread & Salt: Acts of Mercy video, available here. Click the button below for a PDF of these discussion questions: Discussion Questions for Bread & Salt: Acts of Mercy