Guest Clergy

The Right Rev. Fr. Sasoon Zamroutian the Vicar General of Davoush inArmenia was in Toronto last week to attend the funeral of his beloved mother, Diramayr Sirvart Zamroutian. On Sunday, February 22, 2009, Rev. Archpriest Zareh Zargarian introduced Fr. Zamroutian, the guest clergy, to parishioners of Holy Trinity Armenian Church. Fr. Zamroutian delivered thee sermon of the day quoting from Apostle Paul… Read More »

Mario Gumushdjian Library Review : Mission Statement

The Library’s Mission is to inspire the love of God in children; to provide orthodox reference books for parents and teachers; to spread the Word of God and knowledge of the Lord in the individual and the community. The Library provides Orthodox Christian Armenian resources to support and enrich the curriculum as imparted at the… Read More »

The Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord

On February 14 each year, the Armenian Church celebrates Dyarnuntarach, literally “the bringing forward of the Lord.” The Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord to the Temple is always 40 days after Armenian Christmas. Other names for the feast include Derendas (possibly a contraction of Dyarnuntarach) and Candlemas. When Mary and Joseph took the… Read More »

Deacon Nuran Ipek at Church Unity Prayers

The prayer week celebrating the Church Unity took place on the week of January 17 – 25, 2009 in Toronto. Deacon Nurhan Ipek was present at the closing prayer on January 25th which took place at York Minister Park Baptist Church to represent the Holy Trinity Armenian Church. He was honored to read the following… Read More »

Guest Clergy and Requiem Service for Hrant Dink

On Sunday, January 25, 2009 after the Divine Liturgy, Rev. Archpriest Zareh Zargarian welcomed and introduced the guest preacher of the day, Fr. Damian to the parishioners and invited him to share his thoughts and deliver sermon of the day. Rev. Damian MacPherson, SA, a Franciscan Friar of the Atonement has been serving in the… Read More »

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

In Canada, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is celebrated from the Sunday prior to the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul to the following Sunday, which this year is January 18-25. This week is one of the oldest and most widely-observed ecumenical events in the world – 2009 is the 101st anniversary…. Read More »

Soup Kitchen organized by AFSS

The fourth annual Armenian Family Support Services (AFSS) Soup Kitchen was held on Sunday, January 18th at the Holy Trinity Armenian Church. The theme of the event was to once again call attention to the plight of the homeless and to reach out with a helping hand. AFSS board members and volunteers served a simple… Read More »

Volunteers’ Appreciation Party

It is a tradition for Holy Trinity Armenian Church to host a yearly dinner party to honour her dedicated and hardworking volunteers, and to celebrate the unity and hard work they are conducting. By the invitation of Rev. Archpriest Zareh Zargarian and the Parish Council, over 200 volunteers gathered on Saturday, January 17, 2009 in Magaros… Read More »

Armenian Christmas celebrated in Holy Trinity Armenian Church

The solemn observance of the Armenian Christmas Eve (or “jrakalouytz”), on the evening of January 5, 2009, was celebrated by His Grace, Bishop Bagrat Galstanian, Primate of the Canadian Armenian Diocese.  Attending the liturgy were Rev. Archpriest Zareh Zargarian, Rev. Father Sarkis Gulyan and Reverend Canon Harold Nahabedian, of St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church. Faithful of the… Read More »

On Saturday, December 13th, 2008, Toronto’s Armenian Iraqi’s received some positive news about their families abroad. Hay Doun Family Support Services Montreal and Armenian Family Support Services Toronto, held a special information session for families that had pre-applied. Hay Doun, in a special Collective Sponsorship Program with Immigration Quebec, has been granted to assist in… Read More »