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103rd Armenian Genocide Anniversary Commemorations in Florida

South Florida

South Florida Armenian Genocide Exhibit Student Contest – Winners Announced April 24th – Cash Prizes – Click on Form Below for Details!

Tampa/St. Petersburg

“They Shall Not Perish” Film Screening

Tuesday, April 24th 7:00pm

St. Hagop Armenian Church in Pinellas Park, FL invites local Armenians to Shahnasarian Hall for a movie screening of “They Shall Not Perish,” the story of the men and women who worked to save the Armenian people and other minorities in the wake of the genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman government in Turkey. The film is one hour long.


Armenian Easter Celebrations in Florida

St. Mary Armenian Church (Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood)

St. David Armenian Church (Boca Raton)

St. Hagop Armenian Church (Pinellas Park/Tampa)

Soorp Haroutiun Armenian Church (Orlando)


Hollywood Honors Pastor’s 20th Anniversary

On January 28, Diocesan Primate Archbishop Khajag Barsamian visited St. Mary Armenian Church in Hollywood, FL, to preside over the 20th ordination anniversary of Rev. Fr. Vartan Joulfayan.

During the badarak the Primate ordained four young altar servers. Following his sermon, he presented Fr. Joulfayan with the Floral Pilon in honor of the pastor’s milestone. A large crowd gathered afterwards for a celebratory luncheon.

Bishop Nareg Berberian, Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Brazil, was also present and offered congratulatory remarks.