Meet the brave girl whose faith changed the destiny of her people. In a nation of martyrs, she was the first: St. Santukhd, the royal princess who defied her father the king to worship Christ. Her death at a tender age set the Armenians on a […]
Every year on February 14—the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord to the Temple—Armenians in Armenia (and in parts of the diaspora) light bonfires and jump over the flames. Where does this tradition come from? And what does it mean?
Everyone knows that Armenia became the world’s first Christian nation in 301 A.D. But it was a long journey from the Holy Land to the Ararat Valley. How did this faith first reach our homeland? The story of Armenia’s conversion to Christianity is the theme […]
“Bread and Salt: Stories from the Armenian Church” returns in 2017 with a new season on Armenia’s conversion to Christianity. Join us on the “Enlighteners’ Quest” to revisit the heroic stories of St. Thaddeus, St. Bartholomew, St. Santookht, St. Hripsime, St. Gayane, St. Gregory, King […]
What do we know about the Wise Men from the East, and what can they teach us about our own journey of faith as we hear about their search for the King? This Christmas special follows the Magi on their spiritual pilgrimage to meet the […]