This episode of the “Bread & Salt” video series examines the significance of a special Holy Week service in the Armenian Church. The “Washing of Feet” service, performed in the evening on Holy Thursday, re-enacts Christ’s act of humility, service, and love, performed for his […]
In the first episode of the Bread & Salt podcast, Fr. Daniel Findikyan talks about his book, Frequently-Asked Questions on the Badarak, and addresses some common questions about the Armenian Church’s worship service.
How is this annual service of the Armenian Church relevant to our daily lives? Experience the mystery and meaning of the service of the “Opening of the Doors” (Turenpatsek), which is performed at Armenian churches across the world on Palm Sunday.
Home and family life reside at the very core of Armenian life, and the Armenian Church gives us a beautiful tradition with which to honor it. What is the significance, and what can we expect to see, hear, and taste at a “Home Blessing” service?
On January 6, the Armenian Church celebrates the Feast of the Theophany, which includes a service of “Water Blessing.” Watch this video, which explains how this service broadens the significance of such a common element, connecting it to our common baptism and everyday life.