The Blessing of Water

On October 26th Sunday Holy Trinity Armenian Church was packed with number of faithful who had come to be present for the Divine Liturgy and especially to enjoy the Blessing of Water ceremony. The celebrant Rev. Archpriest Zareh Zargarian along with Rev. Archpriest Sarkis Gulyan blessed the water with the myron (Holy Oil) which was… Read More »

“Yeraz” Children’s Choir Registration

Dear Parents and HTAC faithful members, We are at the beginning of a new and successful musical season and we are happy to invite your sons & daughters to join the Holy Trinity Armenian Church Yeraz Youth Choir. The Yeraz Youth Choir (YYC) under the direction of our accomplished Pianist/Choir Director – Mrs. Meline Afyan… Read More »

Orthodox Churches Committee Meeting

The committee of the Orthodox Churches of Toronto met on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at the Holy Trinity Armenian Church to exchange ideas and share concerns about their churches and parishes. Attendees were: Rev. Archpriest Zareh Zargarian as representative of the Armenian Orthodox Church, Fr. Peter Avgeropoulos from the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto, Fr…. Read More »


The Holy Trinity Armenian Church Walk-A-Thon took place on Sunday, October 5, 2008. The organizers started registration process at 8:30 am at St. Mary’s Armenian Church surrounding. The participants gathered for a prayer before starting the walk. By the invitation of Rev. Archpriest Zareh Zargarian, V. Rev. Fathers Meghrik Parikian and Sipan Kechedjian from St. Mary… Read More »

Youth Representatives from Can-Arm Diocese participate in the 4th Annual Pan-North American Retreat in Chicago, IL

The 4th Annual Pan-North American Retreat was held this year in Chicago, Illinois. The retreat consisted of youth from all across the United States—from the Eastern and Western Dioceses—who were all eager to participate in a spiritual, yet fun-filled weekend. From the Canadian Diocese, a group of enthusiastic youth embarked on the lengthy journey to… Read More »

Mother See Holy Etchmiatzin

The Message of His Holiness Karekin II Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians on the Occasion of the BLESSING OF THE HOLY MURON Dear pious Armenian pilgrims, From the heights of heaven, holiness descends once more today and disperses blessing, grace and exuberance over our homeland, within our souls, and throughout the whole of… Read More »

HTAC 4th Annual Golf Tournament

The rain held off for the 4th Annual Holy Trinity Armenian Church Charity Golf Tournament, which was held on Sunday, September 14th, 2008 at the prestigious home of the 2007 Canadian Open Angus Glen. The tournament was a success, with over 90 golfers. Some golfers were those from the Armenian Community, but we were very… Read More »

Reopening of SSSM Armenian School 2008-09

The 2008-2009 school year began on Saturday, September 13, 2008. This was the start of the 53rd academic year of St. Sahag and St. Mesrob Armenian Saturday School of the Holy Trinity Armenian Church. It was a great pleasure for the Principal as well as the Teaching Staff to see our students return to Saturday School… Read More »

Gala Concert in honour of the 80th Anniversary of the foundation of Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church of Toronto

By Lena Ishkanian, CAAPA Treasurer On the evening of Sunday, September 7, 2008, Torontonians were honoured with a rare and memorable concert event featuring an international cast of performers spanning the globe to include Armenia, Canada and Italy. The Canadian Armenian Association for the Performing Arts (CAAPA) under the patronage of His Eminence Bishop Bagrat… Read More »

St. Sarkis the Warrior and His Son, St. Mardiros

The feast day honoring St. Sarkis is movable.  It occurs between January 11th and February 15th.  Each year it follows the five-day Fast of Catechumens. Sarkis was a Greek from the area of Cappadocia on the Anatolian plain.  He was a proud, brave Christian and served as a Roman army officer during the reign of Emperor Constantine… Read More »