Eve of the Fast of Transfiguration

  This is the Sunday just before the week of the fasting period, preceding the Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ’s Transfiguration. In the Armenian Apostolic Church, it's called the Fast of Transfiguration, lasting from Monday to Friday.

Feast of Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ (Vartavar)

  The Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ is one of the five main “Tabernacle” feasts of the Armenian Apostolic Church. It commemorates the transformation or the “transfiguration” that came over Jesus while He was praying.  Christ’s face shone like the sun and his clothes became a radiant and gleaming white. The... Read More »

Commemoration of the Prophet Isaiah

  The Prophet Isaiah is the first of the four major prophets of the Old Testament. He was born and spent almost his entire life in the city of Jerusalem, in the eight century B.C. The Armenian Church commemorates the prophet Isaiah, who is best known for the longest prophetic book in the Old Testament... Read More »