Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Western American Armenian Orthodox Diocesan Assembly Held

The Armenian Orthodox Diocese of Burbank and the Western United States has held its 84th diocesan assembly at the diocesan Cathedral of St. Leon in Burbank, California. Bishop Markos (Hovhannisyan) of Gegharkunik, a diocese in independent Armenia, was a guest at the clergy conference that coincided with the beginning of the diocesan assembly and read the greeting of Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II (Nersessian) of Echmiadzin to the assembly.

During the clergy conference it was announced that the consecration of the Seattle area's permanent Armenian Orthodox church will be celebrated this August or September. More here.

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