Armenian Assembly


Providence Journal-Bulletin (Rhode Island)
May 3, 2008 Saturday

The 106th Diocesan Assembly of the Armenian Church of America
(Eastern) is being hosted by Saints Sahag and Mesrob Armenian Church
in Providence this weekend, the first time in more than 30 years.

The gala banquet will be held tonight at 7 at the Providence Marriott
hotel ballroom. Oscar Tatosian, chairman of the Diocesan Council,
will make presentations. Honored as Friend of the Armenians will be
Sen. Jack Reed. Honored as Armenians of the Year are brothers, Kevork
Atinizian of Belmont, Mass., and Nishan Atinizian of Winchester, Mass.

Tomorrow at 9:30 a.m., a celebration of the Divine Liturgy will be
officiated by His Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, primate of
the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern). This service
will be conducted at the Marriott and will be followed with a farewell
brunch served at the church s Egavian Cultural Center. For information,
call (401) 272-7712 or visit

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