Posts from September 2015

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Armenian Independence Day

by Alin Manukyan
Armenian Independence

Անկախության օր Armenian Independence Day Ankakhutyan Or The Republic of Armenia, or Hayastani Hanrapetut’yun, celebrates it’s modern independence day on September 21.  The Kirikian Armenian School of St. Thomas celebrated Armenian independence day at the St. Thomas Church with festivities and prayer.

Exaltation Of The Holy Cross

by Alin Manukyan
Exaltation Of The Holy Cross

Exaltation Of The Holy Cross There are five great annual feasts in the Armenian Church which are called Daghavars. They are: Christmas (Dznoont), Easter (zadig), Transfiguration (Vartavar), Assumption of Saint Mary (Astvadzadzin), and Exaltation of the Holy Cross (Khachveratz). The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is the last one of these five Daghavars. […]

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