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Sermons by Dn. Albert Hambarzdumyan

A New Way of Life

Great Lent Today, the Armenian Church celebrates the feast of Poon Paregentan, which is translated to literally “joyous living;” a day in which we take a moment of celebration in our spiritual lives before entering the contemplative period of Great Lent, which is set to begin on Monday. Great Lent is a preparatory, spiritual journey with…

The First Miracle

“Jesus did this, the first of his signs, in Cana of Galilee, and revealed his glory; and his disciples believed in him” (John 2.1-11) Today’s Gospel reading reflects upon the very first miracle of the New Testament: It tells of a wedding in Cana of Galilee, during which the wedding took a sudden turn: the…

The Precious Stone

“The apostles said to the Lord, ‘Increase our faith!’” (Lk. 17:5-6) There was a wise woman who once saw a very beautiful stone and picked it up from the riverbank. The next day, she ran into a traveler who was very hungry and asked for food from her. The woman willingly shared her one loaf of bread…