Included are many documents pertaining to the establishment and development of the Armenian Church community in the United States.  Documents may be text documents, image files, and audio clips.  The 100anniversary Internet Committee welcomes documents and photos that would broaden our outlook on the development of the Armenian Church in America over the past 100 years.


  1. The Encyclical of His Holiness Mugurdich Khirmian, Catholicos of All Armenians, Establishing the Diocese of the Armenian Church in America, 1898 (English)
  2. Common Declaration of Pope John Paul II and Catholicos Karekin I (December, 1996)


  1. 1968 Clergy Conference with His Holiness Vazken The First, the Late Catholicos of All Armenians
  2. 1968 Diocesan Assembly
  3. Archbishop Torkom Manoogian and fellow award recepient Mohammed Ali (1986)
  4. Archbishop Torkom Manoogian receives the Late Composer Aram Khachadourian
  5. The Consecration of Fr. Khajag Barsamian to the rank of Bishop (1990)
  6. Easter in the Armenian Church of Our Savior (Worcester, 1902).
  7. The Encyclical of His Holiness Mugurdich Khirmian, Establishing the Diocese in America, 1898 (Armenian)
  8. His Holiness Vasken I, in the Cathedral of St. Vartan the day he consecrated it (1968)
  9. Pope John Paul II receives Archbishop Torkom Manoogian (1985)
  10. Primates of the Diocese (including the first Primate of the Armenian Diocese in America)
  11. St. Leon Armenian Church:  In Paterson (before moving to Fair Lawn, NJ)
  12. St. Leon Sunday School Graduation, 1966
  13. The V. Rev. Khajag Barsamian Meets His Holiness Dimitrios, Ecumenical Patriarch (1990)


  1. His Holiness Karekin I, Catholicos and Supreme Patriarch of All Armenians