2015 News Archives

Prelacy Family Gathers for Review of Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorations

At the close of the Armenian Genocide Centennial year, on the evening of Tuesday, December 8, 2015, members of clergy, Central Executive and Executive Council members, and representatives of Prelacy parishes, Delegates, Boards of Trustees, Ladies Guilds, choirs, and Sunday Schools, gathered at “Avedissian” Hall of Holy Martyrs Church in Encino for a discussion led […]

Prelate Conducts Blessing of Relics and Consecration of Reliquaries

On the evening of Tuesday, December 8, 2015, the Prelacy family gathered at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino for a rare and poignant ceremony of blessing of relics of Armenian Genocide martyrs brought from Der Zor and consecration of reliquaries in which the relics will be stored and displayed in Prelacy Churches. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh […]

ARF “Aghpalian” Gomideh 25th Anniversary Celebration

On Sunday, December 6, 2015, the ARF “Nigol Aghpalian” Gomideh of Burbank celebrated its 25th anniversary with a banquet held at De Luxe Banquet Hall. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and conveyed his congratulations to the community. Executive Council members Dr. Dikran Babikian and Mr. Meher Der Ohanessian were also in attendance. The program […]

Weekly News – December 4, 2015

“Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ” (Galatians 6:2) Dear faithful, It has been almost five years since the start of the war in Syria and there is no end in sight. The innocent civilians caught in the crossfire continue to suffer extreme hardship and are in dire need of our […]

Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Annual Christmas Luncheon-Boutique

On Thursday, December 3, 2015, the annual Christmas Luncheon and Boutique organized by the Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary was held at Anoush Banquet Hall in Glendale, under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and hosted by Holy Cross Cathedral benefactor Mrs. Zabel Iknadossian. The Prelate was accompanied by Archpriest Fr. Nareg Pehlivanian. The program […]

Los Angeles City Councilmembers Visit the Prelacy

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, Los Angeles City Councilmembers Paul Krekorian and David Ryu paid a courtesy visit to the Prelacy where they met with H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. It was the first visit to the Prelacy for Councilmember Ryu, who is the newest member of the L.A. City Council. Councilmember Krekorian introduced his […]

Prelate Welcomes Member of Romanian Senate

On the morning of Wednesday, November 25, 2015, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed to the Prelacy Mr. Varujan Vosganian, member of the Romanian Senate and President of the Union of Armenians in Romania, who was accompanied by Romanian-Armenian Executive Council members Dr. Navasart Kazazian and Dr. Kaloust Agopian. Executive Council members participated in the […]

Weekly News – November 26, 2015

Dear Faithful, On this day of thanksgiving, let us express our utmost gratitude to our Lord for the multitude of blessings in our lives, for the priceless gift of life, for our health and homes, the love of family and friends, and most especially, for His boundless love and mercy. Today and all the days […]

Prime Minister and Primate of Artsakh Visit the Prelacy on the Eve of the Armenia Fund Telethon

Each year on the eve of the Armenia Fund Telethon, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and members of the Central Executive, Religious Council, Executive Council, and Ladies Auxiliary host the visit of government and religious officials from Artsakh and representatives of Armenia Fund. This year’s visit was held on the morning of Wednesday, November 25, […]

Armenian Bar Association Annual Judges’ Night

On Tuesday, November 24, 2015, the annual Judges’ Night organized by the Armenian Bar Association took place at Vertigo Event Venue in Glendale. This year’s honorees were L.A. County Superior Court Judges Gregory Keosian and Zaven Sinanian. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and conveyed his congratulations and commendation to the honorees and wished them […]

Prelate Welcomes Syrian Armenial Relief Fund Representatives

On Tuesday, November 24, 2015, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of representatives from the Syrian Armenian Relief Fund (SARF), who had come to report on SARF’s current activities and future plans. The delegation included John Titizian, Meher Der Ohanessian (Prelacy representative to SARF), Vazken Madenlian, and Manoug Seraydarian. Executive Council Chair Mr. […]

Book Presentation of Gailag’s “The Golden Rule”

On Monday, November 23, 2015, the presentation of Gailag’s latest book, “The Golden Rule,” was held at the Pasadena Armenian Center under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and organized by Hamazkayin Western Region Executive. The newly published Armenian language book of poems is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. […]

Lebanese Independence Day Reception

On Sunday, November 22, 2015, a reception celebrating the 72nd anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Lebanon was held at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, hosted by Consul General and Mrs. Johnny Ibrahim. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended the reception and on behalf of the Armenian community conveyed congratulations and […]

Forty Martyrs Church of Orange County Celebrates Grand Opening of Renovated “Hovnanian” Complex and “Gugasian” Hall

On Sunday, November 22, 2015, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County on the occasion of the grand opening of the renovated complex and “Haig and Vartouhie Gugasian” Hall. His Eminence was assisted at the altar by Rev. Fr. Karekin Bedourian and deacons. […]

Glendale Community Celebrates 40th Anniversary

On the evening of Saturday, November 21, 2015, the Glendale Armenian community gathered at the Glendale High School Auditorium to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its establishment, with the participation of St. Mary’s Church, Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School, Richard Tufenkian Pre-School, ARS “Sipan” Chapter, Homenetmen “Ararat” Chapter, Hamazkayin “Hovhannes Tumanyan” Chapter, and AYF “Shant” […]

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