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Los Angeles City Council Commemorates the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

By the invitation of Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian, on Friday, April 28, 2017, clergy, community leaders and members joined elected officials at Los Angeles City Hall for a special presentation in commemoration of the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, during which the makers of The Promise were honored. Very Rev. Fr. Torkom […]

His Holiness Catholicos Aram I’s Latest Book “The Armenian Church” Presented at the Prelacy

On Thursday, April 27, 2017 the presentation of “The Armenian Church,” the latest book by His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, was held at the Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and organized by the Western Prelacy Cultural-Educational Committee. The book provides a comprehensive overview of […]

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PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT ST. MARY’S CHURCH IN GLENDALE ON GREEN SUNDAY – PRAYERS FOR ARMENIAN BONE MARROW DONOR REGISTRY IN PRELACY CHURCHES Sunday, April 30, 2017, is the third Sunday of Eastertide, designated Green Sunday by our church fathers signifying the dawn of a new life through the establishment of the […]

CASPS Honors Outstanding Armenian Graduates of Glendale Unified School District

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the Committee for Armenian Students in Public School (CASPS) hosted its 21st annual reception honoring outstanding Armenian students graduating from Glendale Unified School District at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and conveyed his congratulations, blessings, and message to the graduates. He was accompanied by […]

Community-Wide Commemorations of the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

On Monday, April 24, 2017, Armenian communities worldwide rallied to mark the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and honor the legacy of our holy martyrs with public gatherings, protests, and commemorative events. Within the Western U.S., the largest of the commemorations was the March for Justice, which mobilized tens of thousands of Armenian-Americans calling […]

Tufenkian Pre-School Students Lay Flowers at the Prelacy Armenian Genocide Monument

On the eve of April 24, Kindergarten students from Richard Tufenkian Pre-School paid a special visit to the Western Prelacy to honor the memory of our holy martyrs by laying flowers at the Armenian Genocide monument. Accompanied by Director Mrs. Arsine Aghazarian and teachers, one hundred students arrived at the Prelacy on the morning of […]

Prelate Attends Mayor Eric Garcetti’s State of the City Address

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended Mayor Eric Garcetti’s 2017 State of the City address, which was held at the John Ferraro Council Chambers of Los Angeles City Hall. The Mayor gave an overview of the city’s advancements during his first term, presented his proposed budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal […]

Pilibos School Students Visit the Prelacy Prior to Armenia Pilgrimage

Prior to departing on their pilgrimage to Armenia, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the 11th grade class of Rose and Alex Pilibos School, accompanied by their Armenian teachers and donning “Our wounds are still open” t-shirts, visited the Prelacy where they received the blessings of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and presented a cultural program […]

Easter Celebration at Ararat Home

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and clergy members visited Ararat Home in Mission Hills to conduct Easter services and offer prayers for the administration, faculty, and residents. The celebration began at the Skilled Nursing Facility with Easter hymns and prayers, followed by the Blessing of the Home service after which […]

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Commemorates the Armenian Genocide

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, a special presentation was held during the weekly meeting of the Board of Supervisors, proclaiming April 24 as the “Day of Remembrance for the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923.” Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan and Archpriest Fr. Nareg Pehlivanian represented H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The program began with opening remarks […]

California State Legislature Commemorates the Armenian Genocide

On Monday, April 17, 2017, ANCA-WR leaders, members, and Armenian-American activists traveled to Sacramento to participate in the commemoration of the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide at the California State Legislature and meet with elected officials to advocate for our cause. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Very Rev. Fr. Barouyr Shernezian […]

Prelate Celebrates Easter Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino

On Sunday, April 16, 2017, the glorious and triumphant Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ was ceremoniously celebrated in Prelacy Churches. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Easter Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino, assisted at the altar by Archpriest Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian and deacons. H.E. Archbishop Yeprem Tabakian […]

Easter Eve Celebration at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood

On Saturday, April 15, 2017, Easter Eve was celebrated in Prelacy Churches with Divine Liturgy and Candle-Lighting service. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, conducted Easter Eve service and delivered the sermon at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood. Archpriest Fr. Vicken Vassilian and deacons assisted at the altar. The Prelate had chosen as the theme of […]

Commemorative Events on the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

On Monday, April 24, 2017, Armenians worldwide will commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Within the Western U.S., a number of community commemorative events have been organized, in which H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and clergy will take part. The largest of these commemorations is the March for Justice, which each year brings […]

Presentation of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I’s “The Armenian Church” to be Held at the Prelacy

On Thursday, April 27, 2017 the presentation of “The Armenian Church,” the latest book by His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, will take place at the Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The event is organized by the Western Prelacy Cultural-Educational Committee. The book will be […]

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