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Weekly Sermon

Weekly Sermons from St. Hagop Armenian Church features the weekly talks by Fr. Hovnan Demerjian during our Sunday Morning service. Please do share sermons or offer your comments!

Cosmic Confessions

Will not God grant justice to his chosen ones who cry to him day and night? Luke 18:7 A Roman Catholic invites his Armenian priest friend to join him in the confession booth, to see what it is like. A penitent enters on the other side, saying, “Bless me, father, for I have sinned this…

Sunday of the Prodigal Son

Last week we reminded ourselves that this blessed time of year, Great Lent, is a season of fasting and giving things up, but only as a means to an end.  We give things up, we lose some things we love, in order to find again what we most love.  In the ancient language of spiritual…

Remembering from Where We Came

On the last day of the festival, the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out, ‘Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, and let the one who believes in me drink. As the scripture has said, “Out of the believer’s heart shall flow rivers of living water.”’Jn 7:37-38 Today’s reading begins…