The sign of the cross, the universal symbol of Christianity, brings with it hope and comfort in the promise of life after death.
The Armenian Church marks four feasts dedicated to the Holy Cross.
On Sunday 7 May 2023, we celebrated the Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross which takes place 28 days after Easter Sunday and is dedicated to the Apparition of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem.
The traditional Antasdan service proceeded the Divine Liturgy which was celebrated by Archpriest Father Bartev Karakashian, who was also the Homilist for this special feastday.