Friday, January 4, 2013

Christmas and Epiphany - Schedule of church service

The first clear reference to Christians celebrating the Epiphany on January 6 can be found in the writings of Clement of Alexandria (c. 150-216), who refers to Christians who celebrate both the Birth of Christ and His Baptism on January 6. The Armenian Church following earliest Christian traditions celebrates Christmas on January 6.

St. Vartan Cathedral - schedule - details at official page:
http://www.armenianchurch-ed.net/news-and-media/news/christmas-services-at-st-vartan-cathedral-2/


Service Schedule at the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs:

Saturday January 5, Eve of the Nativity and Theophany of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Reading of the Scriptures by HMADS students at
6:30pm. Divine Liturgy following will be sung by the Church Choir under the direction of Mary Selvinazian.

Sunday January 6, Feast of the Nativity and Theophany of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Morning Service at 9am. Divine Liturgy at 10am. Commemoration of the Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Blessing of the Water at 12 noon. Divine Liturgy will be sung by the Church Choir and Gomidas Choir under the direction of Kris Kalfayan. Communion breakfast will follow in the auditorium hosted by the Women's Guild. Fellowship following in Kalustyan Hall.

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St. Illuminator's Armenian Apostolic Cathedral
invites you to celebrate Armenian Christmas
on Sunday Jan. 6, 2013, @ 10:30 am

The Divine Liturgy will be celebrated by
H. E. Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Prelate.

Following the Divine Liturgy Archbishop Choloyan
will consecrate the newly constructed doors of the Cathedral.

Location: St. Illuminator's Cathedral
221E. 27th Street
New York, NY 10016

If you have any question, please contact
Church office 212-689-5880 or office@stilluminators.org


At Douglaston, NY at St. Sarkis the schedule of Armenian Christmas is:

Saturday, January 5, “Jrakalooytz”

Vesper Service 6:00 PM
Christmas Eve Scriptures Readings 6:30 PM
Divine Liturgy 7:00 PM
Sunday, January 6, 
Christmas & Blessing Of Water

Morning Service 10:00 AM
Divine Liturgy  10:30 AM
Blessing of Water 1:00 PM
Saturday School Christmas Program 1:30 PM


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