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Pilibos School Eighth Grade Class Visits the Prelacy Ahead of Washington DC Trip

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, the eighth grade class of Rose and Alex Pilibos School visited the Prelacy to receive the blessings of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, prior to their trip to Washington D.C. The fifty students, accompanied by their teachers, were welcomed at the “St. Dertad and St. Ashkhen” Chapel, where the Prelate […]

Pilibos School Students Participate in Sunrise Service at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Sunrise Service at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood, joined by Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Dononoyan, Very Rev. Fr. Vache Balekjian, and Archpriest Fr. Vicken Vassilian. Rose and Alex Pilibos High School students attended the service. They were accompanied by Principal Dr. Alina Dorian […]

Weekly News – March 31, 2017

EPISCOPAL DIVINE LITURGY AND CONSECRATION OF PAINTING ON THE NAME DAY OF ST. GREGORY THE ILLUMINATOR CHURCH IN SAN FRANCISCO – REQUIEM FOR MARTYRS OF THE FOUR-DAY ARTSAKH WAR On Saturday, April 1st, 2017, the Armenian Apostolic Church will observe the Feast of St. Gregory the Illuminator’s Descent into the Pit, which is also the […]

Interschool Recitation Contest Awards Ceremony

On Saturday, March 11, 2017, the fourth annual Western Prelacy Interschool Recitation Contest was held at Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School in Glendale, with the participation of nearly fifty students from local Armenian Schools. The awards ceremony took place at the Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall on Tuesday, March 28, presided over by […]

Forty Martyrs Church Name-Day Celebration

On Sunday, March 26, 2017, Forty Martyrs Church of Orange County celebrated its name-day with Episcopal Divine Liturgy and blessing of madagh conducted by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. His Eminence was assisted by Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan, Very Rev. Fr. Vache Balekjian, and parish pastor Rev. Fr. Karekin Bedourian. Prior to delivering his […]

Two Members of the Holy See of Cilicia Brotherhood Begin their Service Within the Western Prelacy

H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the Religious and Executive Councils are pleased to announce that in response to their request, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I has assigned two members of the Cilician Brotherhood, Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan and Very Rev. Fr. Vache Balekjian, to serve within the Western Prelacy. The clergymen arrived in […]

Weekly News – March 24, 2017

PRELATE TO CELEBRATE DIVINE LITURGY AND CONDUCT THE BLESSING OF MADAGH ON THE NAME DAY OF FORTY MARTYRS CHURCH IN ORANGE COUNTY On Saturday, March 25, the Armenian Apostolic Church will commemorate the Feast of the Forty Martyrs, honoring the brave young soldiers who in the 4th century were martyred for our faith. The Feast […]

Chamlian Graduating Class Visits the Prelacy Prior to Armenia Pilgrimage

Each year the graduating class of Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School embarks on a pilgrimage to Armenia during Easter time, and each year students visit the Prelacy to receive the blessings of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, prior to their departure. This year’s visit took place on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Eighty students, accompanied by […]

Lenten Vigil Service at the Armenian Ecclesiastical Brotherhood Center

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Great Lent Vigil service was conducted at the Armenian Ecclesiastical Brotherhood center in Glendale by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, who was joined by Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan, Very Rev. Fr. Vache Balekjian, Archpriest Fr. Nareg Pehlivanian, Rev. Fr. Ashod Kambourian, and Rev. Fr. Ghevont Kirazian. The evening began […]

Mid-Lent Celebration at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 marked the midpoint of Great Lent. By the invitation of the Parish Dean, Parish Pastor, Board of Trustees, and Ladies Guild, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over the mid-Lent celebration at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello. The day began with Sunrise Service presided by the Prelate and with the participation […]

Prelate Meets With Former Inmates

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 a special gathering took place at the Western Prelacy between H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and former inmates who had come to receive the Prelate’s blessings and encouragement as they reform their lives. His Eminence was joined by Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan, Very Rev. Fr. Vache Balekjian, Archpriest Fr. […]

Prelate Attends ACF Annual Gala

On Sunday, March 19, 2017, the 41st annual gala of the Armenian Cultural Foundation took place at the Beverly Hills Hotel with the attendance of representatives from the ARF Bureau, ARF Western Region Central Committee, community organizations, Executive Council, sponsors and supporters. The event was sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Sarkis and Nune Sepetjian. This […]

Weekly News – March 17, 2017

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT HOLY MARTYRS CHURCH IN ENCINO On March 19, 2017, the fourth Sunday of Great Lent, the Sunday of the Steward, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino.

Tavlian Pre-School Students Participate in Sunrise Service at St. Sarkis Church

On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Sunrise Service at St. Sarkis Church. Levon and Hasmig Tavlian Pre-School students attended the service, accompanied by Director Garine Joukadarian and teachers. Parish Pastor Rev. Fr. Boghos Baltayan assisted, and was joined by Choirmaster Yervant Keshishian and deacons. The students participated by singing […]

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