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Hisnag: Armenian Advent in the Armenian Church Tradition

Nov 25, 2017 | Posted by in Messages | 0

The Advent Season “Christmas”, is also celebrated by the Armenians, like the rest of the Christendom. It is called “ HISNAG- Յիսնակի ” from the Armenian number “hissun” means fifty (50). HISNAG (Բարեկենդան Յիսնակի) started last Sunday 19th November, which was the first day of Advent in our calendar, till the sunset on 5th ofRead more …

The Suffering Christ…..The Risen Lord

Sep 7, 2016 | Posted by in Messages | 0

Armenians make the sign of the Cross in the Church service. Some of us cross ourselves as a habit…some out of habit, while others out of genuine love and appreciation of Christ. Armenians, in the past, always tattooed their children… to remind them, when they grow, that they are Christians, if they are taken awayRead more …

Armenian Feast of Theophany

Sep 7, 2016 | Posted by in Messages | 0

ՔրիստոսԾնաւեւՅայտնեցաւ Christ is born and revealed ՕրհնեալէՅայտնութիւննՔրիստոսի Blessed is the revelation of Christ   “God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself….” 2 Corinthians 5 v 19 As Armenians on this coming Monday 6th of January we will celebrate Theophany…the birth of Christ the Saviour…which inspired Armenian men and women like St. Krikor Lusavorich…VartanRead more …

Khavaroom

Sep 7, 2016 | Posted by in Messages | 0

John’s Gospel 13 v 4-5Matthew 26 v 57-75Isaiah 53 v 1-9 In the Armenian Church colander we celebrate “Maundy” Thursday in three stages: Badarak ……Communion Service… representing the Last Supper morning Vodnoleva….Washing of the disciple’s feet afternoon Khavaroom …Betrayal and trial of the Lord Night Vigil The Servant King The act of washing the feet reveals to usRead more …

Avak Urpad – Good Friday

Sep 7, 2016 | Posted by in Messages | 0

Matthew 26 & 27,  Mark 14 & 15,  Luke 22 & 23,   John 18 & 19 According to the four Gospels During our Lord’s trial started Thursday late evening and lasted till Friday 6:00am. During this period He was subjected to all kinds of constant abuse, humiliation and torture. Further trial took place with PontusRead more …