2014 News Archives

Weekly News – October 31, 2014

100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CONSECRATION OF HOLY TRINITY CHURCH OF FRESNO This weekend, Holy Trinity Church of Fresno will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the consecration of the Church. The celebration will begin on Saturday, November 1, 2014, with a gala banquet presided over by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. On Sunday, the Prelate will […]

Holy Martyrs Church of Encino Celebrates 51 Years of Service

On Sunday, October 26, 2014, Holy Martyrs Church of Encino was filled beyond capacity as the community had come together for the 51st anniversary of the consecration of the Church, which was celebrated with Episcopal Divine Liturgy and blessing of madagh. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, conducted the services and delivered his message to the […]

Prelate Participates in Ararat Home Board Meeting

By the invitation of Mr. Joseph Kanimian, Chairman of Ararat Home Board of Trustees, on the evening of Thursday, October 23, 2014, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, visited Ararat Home where he delivered the invocation and conveyed his message at the monthly Board meeting. Mr. Kanimian welcoming His Eminence, introduced the Board members, and thanked […]

Weekly News – October 24, 2014

EPISCOPAL DIVINE LITURGY ON THE 51ST ANNIVERSARY OF HOLY MARTYRS CHURCH OF ENCINO On Sunday, October 26, 2014, the 51st nniversary of Holy Martyrs Church of Encino will be celebrated with Episcopal Divine Liturgy. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon. The blessing of madagh will follow at Avedissian […]

Western Prelacy “Harut Barsamian Fund”Awards Scholarships to Five Students

The Western Prelacy “Harut Barsamian Scholarship Fund” Committee, headed by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, is pleased to announce that after a thorough review of over two dozen applications, scholarships have been awarded to five students based on academic achievement and financial need. The Committee is comprised of benefactor Dr. Harut Barsamian, Dr. Garo Agopian, […]

Chamlian Students Walk to Prelacy to Raise Funds for Syrian-Armenian Community

On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students held a walk-a-thon to raise funds for the Armenian community in Syria, particularly for the Armenian Schools and students. The walk-a-thon was one of various fundraising efforts the School has initiated for this cause. The students walked to the […]

Grand Opening of St. Garabed Church Cultural Center and Koujakian Hall in Las Vegas

The weekend of October 18 -19, 2014 was a momentous one for members of St. Garabed Church of Las Vegas who celebrated the grand opening of the Cultural Center and Koujakian Hall, signifying the successful completion of the project which had begun in 2009. The weekend’s festivities commenced on Saturday, October 18 with a celebratory […]

Western Prelacy Launches Facebook Page

H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the Executive Council are pleased to announce that the Western Prelacy is now on Facebook. We invite our faithful to follow our page to stay up to date with our latest news and events. Visit us at www.facebook.com/WesternPrelacy, like our page and invite your family and friends to do […]

Prelate of Aleppo Concludes Western United States Visit with Divine Liturgy at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale

By the invitation of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Sunday, October 19, 2014, H.E. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo, celebrated Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale, to conclude his Western United States visit. Archbishop Sarkissian was with the Western Prelacy community for just over a week to […]

Prelate Attends Armenia Fund Gala Kick-Off

On the evening of Thursday, October 16, 2014, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended the kick-off to the Armenia Fund 20th annual gala banquet, which will take place on November 23. The kick-off was held at Phoenicia Restaurant in Glendale. The evening’s guest of honor was Lt. General Artur Aghabekyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the […]

Prelate of Aleppo Visits Chamlian School

On Thursday, October 16, 2014, H.E. Eminence Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and H.E. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo, accompanied by Executive Council Vice-Chair Dr. Dikran Babikian, visited Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School. Upon their arrival, School Board members, Administration members, teachers and students gathered at the entrance of the school to warmly welcome the […]

Prelate of Aleppo Briefs Western United States Community on the Latest Developments in Syria

On the evening of Wednesday, October 15, 2014, over 600 community members gathered at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale to hear the briefing of H.E. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo, on the latest developments in Syria. The forum was held under the auspices of the leaders of the Armenian Apostolic, Catholic, and Evangelical Churches. […]

Prelate of Aleppo Visits Ferrahian School

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and H.E. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo, visited Ferrahian School where the visiting Prelate had the opportunity to discuss the situation in Syria with the administration, faculty, and students. Holy Martyrs Church parish pastor Rev. Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian and members of the Prelacy Executive […]

Western Prelacy Community Affirms Support to Syrian-Armenians at Reception in Honor of Prelate of Aleppo

On the evening of Tuesday, October 14, 2014, one hundred invited guests gathered at the Western Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall to officially welcome H.E. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo, to our Prelacy. The evening was presided over by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Guests included clergy, Executive Council members, Principals, and […]

Prelate Delivers Invocation at 14th Annual Gerald and Mark Golf Classic and Visits KZV School

On Monday, October 13, the 14th annual Gerald and Mark Golf Classic was held at The Peninsula Golf and Country Club in San Mateo. The annual charity event is hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Hank and Rita Khachaturian (Torian) in memory of their sons Gerald and Mark. The Prelate attended the Awards Dinner, delivered the […]

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