Farewell to Deacon Kevork Hadjian


During the last four years, Deacon Kevork Hadjian has been invited to St. Illuminator’s Cathedral from Armenia by the Pastor and Board of Trustees to direct the choir on Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter.  This year Dn. Hadjian participated also at the Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on April 24 and the 100th Anniversary of the St. Illuminator’s Cathedral on Sunday, May 17.
Kevork Hadjian, a deacon of the Armenian Apostolic Church, born in Anjar, Lebanon, a graduate of the Zarehian Seminary and the Gomidas Conservatory in Yerevan, is an accomplished choirmaster and singer who has already released four CDs of Armenian sacred, traditional, and patriotic music.

On Sunday, May 24, 2015, following the Divine Liturgy, Rev. Fr. Mesrob Lakissian addressed Dn. Kevork, on behalf of the St. Illuminator’s Cathedral by saying, “Please allow me to take this opportunity to sincerely thank you for directing the Cathedral’s choir these past two months.  Your enthusiasm and energy that parishioners witnessed were amazing. Once again thank you and may God bless you.”

Dn. Shant Kazanjian, Rev. Fr. Mesrob Lakissian, Dn. Kevork Hadjian and Dn. Ryan Tellalian