Tag Archives: Armenia

“Speaking with God from the depths of the heart”

Anglicans and Armenians worshipped together at 6pm at St Chrysostom’s on Saturday in a joint Vespers service. The evening celebrated the life and writings of the great 10th century Armenian saint St Gregory of Narek, and Fr Garegin gave a … Continue reading

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“Grant us the overflow of love and good works”

Shortly after 5.15pm on Maundy Thursday – at Holy Trinity Armenian Church, a few hundred yards from St Chrysostom’s  … The curtain before the altar – the veil of separation – drew back and Fr Garegin began the Service of … Continue reading

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Mary for all people

Belligerently beautiful, Queen of all fat women, Defender of the unloved. Penelope Dent’s poem My Fat Virgin, describes and praises the Virgin Mary as  a large, jolly, motherly figure, eating pork pies. Ildelphonsus of Toledo gives a  more traditional reflection of the … Continue reading

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Prayers for victims of the Armenian Genocide

Our remembrance and prayers were echoed across the world by millions. In Armenia, the President and the Armenian Catholicos, Karekin II,  came together in Yerevan to lay flowers at the memorial there. Penny

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Armenian footwashing

On the edge of our parish is a small 140yr old Armenian Church. It is the only Armenian Church in Britain outside London. It serves a dispersed community in the North West. Fr Jirayr, from Paris, is serving the church … Continue reading

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