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Sermons by Fr. Hovnan Demerjian

Bumped Up

‘When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, in case they may invite you in return, and you would be repaid. But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind. And you will be…

Crowns Down

This Tuesday in the Armenian Church sacred calendar, is the Feast of Saint Abgar, the first Christian King.  From the tile, this feast doesn’t seem particularly relevant. Mention saints and kings and we see images of bearded men in purple robes, a golden halo echoing, a golden crown and gold rings on every finger.  Saints…

Broken Bulbs

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing…If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love.” Jn 15:5,10 As the year…

Cross Marketing

Our own Jack Dikranian, besides being a dedicated altar server, is also a talented graphic designer.  He has designed our church’s latest logo which you have seen for many months on the first page of your bulletin.  It is a great logo because it captures in an image what our church is about.  We are…