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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 […]

Burial of Christ Commemorated in Prelacy Churches

On Good Friday, April 14, 2017, the burial of our Lord Jesus Christ was commemorated within Prelacy Churches with a solemn and moving service including reproductions of Christ’s tomb, draped in flowers brought by the faithful. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, conducted the service and delivered his message at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County. […]

Maundy Thursday Commemorations

Maundy Thursday, commemorating the last day of the earthly life of our Lord Jesus Christ, comprises some of the most poignant services, beginning in the morning with Divine Liturgy in remembrance of the Last Supper and the institution of the Eucharist. Later in the day, the Washing of the Feet is conducted in the example […]

Weekly News – April 14, 2017

PRELATE TO CELEBRATE EASTER DIVINE LITURGY AT HOLY MARTYRS CHURCH IN ENCINO – MEMORIAL DAY REQUIEM SERVICE – EASTER SERVICE AT ARARAT HOME On Sunday, April 16, 2017, all of Christendom will celebrate the greatest miracle in history, the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy and […]

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