2012 News Archives

Weekly News – December 28, 2012

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER LAST DIVINE LITURGY OF THE YEAR AT ST. MARY’S CHURCH IN GLENDALE On Sunday, December 30, 2012, the last Divine Liturgy of this year will be celebrated in Prelacy Churches. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale. *** […]

Weekly News – December 21, 2012

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT ST. GARABED CHURCH IN HOLLYWOOD – REQUIEM SERVICE FOR APO ASHJIAN On Sunday, December 23rd, 2012, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood. The Prelate will also preside over the requiem service, during which prayers […]

Presentation of Kevork Bedikian’s Latest Book at the Prelacy

The “Year of the Armenian Book” as proclaimed by H.H. Catholicos Aram I, was celebrated throughout the year at the Prelacy and its Churches with the publication of a number of books and events to present these new books to the public. The latest of these events was held on the evening of Wednesday, December […]

Prelacy Publishes Color Illustrated “Lord’s Prayer” in Memory of Three Faithful

The Western Prelacy recently published color illustrated copies of the Lord’s Prayer in memory of three faithful, Alice Avakian, Rosa Bekarian, and Zevart Movsessian. On the threshold of the New Year, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, met with the families of the deceased, blessed the memory of their loved ones and presented them with special […]

Chamlian School First Grade Class Visits the Prelacy

The Prelacy headquarters has become a pilgrimage site for students of Prelacy Schools who throughout the year visit with their principals and teachers. During these visits, students meet with H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and receive his blessings and message. They also present a cultural program of songs and recitations. Continuing in this tradition, on […]

Weekly News – December 14, 2012

PRELATE TO CELEBRATE DIVINE LITURGY AT THE CRESCENTA VALLEY PARISH On Sunday, December 16, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at the Armenian Apostolic Church of Crescenta Valley, which holds its services at the Prelacy hall.  A luncheon hosted by the Parish Pastor and Board of Trustees will […]

Prelacy Family New Year and Christmas Luncheon

Each year on the threshold of the New Year and Christmas, Clergy, Executive Council members, Clergy, Councils, members of Prelacy committees, and staff join H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, for a new Year and Christmas luncheon hosted by the Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary at the “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall. This year’s luncheon took place […]

An Exemplary Gift to Mesrobian School

On Wednesday, December 12, the Prelate, accompanied by Executive Council member Mr. Meher Der Ohanessian and his wife Satig, visited Armenian Mesrobian School in Montebello. The visit took place on a happy occasion. Mr. Der Ohaneesian had recently won a raffle held by the School, the grand prize of which was a car. The students […]

Participation in Receptions for Armenia’s Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan

Last weekend, Prime Minister of Armenia His Excellency Tigran Sargsyan visited Los Angeles where a number of receptions were held in his honor. On Sunday, December 9, 2012, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa hosted a brunch for the Prime Minister at Getty House, the official Mayoral residence. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attend and conveyed […]

Prelacy Hosts Town Hall Meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Heffern

On Friday, December 7, the Western Prelacy hosted a town hall meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John A. Heffern at the “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall. The Ambassador was accompanied by his wife Libby and Mr. Jeffrey Paretchan, USAID Armenia Public Private Alliance Specialist and Diaspora Outreach Coordinator. Upon his arrival the Ambassador […]

Weekly News – December 7, 2012

PRAYERS ON THE 24TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIA EARTHQUAKE Friday, December 7, 2012, is the 24th anniversary of the Armenia earthquake.  By the ordinance of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Sunday, December 7, “Der Voghormya” prayers will be offered in all Prelacy Churches in memory of the victims. On the morning of Friday, December […]

Prelate Welcomes New Homenetmen Regional Executive

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the Homenetmen Western Region newly-elected Regional Executive to the Prelacy. The delegation was led by Chairman Mr. Garnik Abrahamian. The Prelate was joined by Religious Council Chair Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian and Executive Council officers Mrs. Rima Boghossian, Mr. Geore Chorbajian, Mr. Meher […]

Prelate Celebrates First Divine Liturgy at the Newly Constructed St. Garabed Church of Las Vegas

The first weekend of December 2012 was a time of great joy and celebration for the St. Garabed Church parish community of Las Vegas, as they are in the final stages of their construction project. On Saturday, December 1st, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, arrived in Las Vegas to join the parish community in celebrating […]

Weekly News – November 30, 2012

 PRELACY TO HOST TOWN HALL MEETING WITH U.S. AMBASSADOR JOHN A. HEFFERN From December 5-9, 2012, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John A. Heffern will visit the Armenian Diaspora in Los Angeles where he will meet with representatives of the community to discuss current developments in Armenia, U.S. – Armenia relations, and U.S. assistance to Armenia.  […]

Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Boutique Luncheon

On the joyous occasions of New Year and Christmas, the Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary organized its inaugural Christmas Boutique Luncheon, which was held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at Pandora Restaurant in Pasadena. The event began with the invocation and blessing of tables by St. Sarkis Church […]

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