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Western Prelacy Mourns the Passing of Former Executive Council Member Jack Gahvejian

With deep sorrow the Western Prelacy mourns the loss of former Executive Council member Jack Gahvejian, who passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017. Jack Gahvejian faithfully served the Armenian Apostolic Church and Fresno community in particular for decades. In addition to serving on the Executive Council, he was a Holy Trinity Church Delegate, Board […]

Weekly News – January 27, 2017

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT HOLY MARTYRS CHURCH IN ENCINO – READING OF THE “YEAR OF RENEWAL” PONTIFICAL MESSAGE On Sunday, January 29, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. On the same day, the “Year of Renewal” message of His Holiness Catholicos […]

Prelate Participates in Catholicosate of Cilicia Central Executive Meetings

On Wednesday, January 18, 2017, the Catholicosate of Cilicia Central Executive Religious and Lay Councils began their three-day deliberations on the life and work of the Church. His Holiness Catholicos Aram I presided over the meetings of the Religious, Lay, and Joint Councils. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, a member of the Religious Council, participated […]

Weekly News – January 20, 2017

PRELATE ATTENDS ARF DAY CELEBRATION On Sunday, January 15, the annual ARF Day Celebration was held at Glendale High School, this year marking the organization’s 126th anniversary. The keynote speaker was Artsakh National Assembly member Mr. Armen Sargysan. The event also featured an oath ceremony for AYF Juniors and a cultural program of patriotic songs […]

Name Day Celebration of St. Garabed Church of Hollywood – Tavit Yeretsian and Prof. Levon Abrahamian Honored for their Service

On Sunday, January 15, 2017, in commemoration of the Feast of the birth of St. John the Baptist and the name day of St. Garabed Church of Hollywood, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy, delivered the sermon, and conducted the blessing of madagh at St. Garabed Church. A celebratory luncheon followed at “Karapetian” […]

Weekly News – January 13, 2017

PRELATE TO TRAVEL TO LEBANON FOR MEETINGS AT THE CATHOLICOSATE Early next week, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will travel to Lebanon to participate in meetings of the Holy See of Cilicia Central Executive Religious, Lay, and Joint Councils headed by His Holiness Catholicos Aram I. Details to follow. *** NAME DAY CELEBRATION AND BLESSING […]

Prelate Pays Pastoral Visit to St. Garabed Church Parish Community in Las Vegas on the Occasion of the New Year and Christmas

In celebration of the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ, on Sunday, January 8, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, paid a pastoral visit to the St. Garabed Church parish community in Las Vegas, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy, delivered his message, and conducted the blessing of water. Parish Pastor Rev. Fr. Arsen […]

600 Supporters attend Prelate’s New Year and Christmas Dinner – Sepetjian, Asmar, and Chamlian Families Honored for their Benevolence

On the evening of Friday, January 6, 2017, the annual Prelate’s New Year and Christmas Dinner brought together six hundred guests who had gathered at Holy Cross Cathedral’s “Bagramian” Hall for a traditional Christmas celebration and at the same time to lend their valuable support and encouragement of the Prelacy’s endeavors and mission. The time-honored […]

Episcopal Divine Liturgy and Blessing of Water at St. Mary’s Church on the Feast of the Nativity and Theophany

On Friday, January 6, 2017, the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ was celebrated with Divine Liturgy and the blessing of water in Prelacy Churches, with H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, conducting the service at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale. Archpriest Fr. Vazken Atmajian and Rev. Fr. Ardak Demirjian assisted at the altar. […]

Christmas Eve Divine Liturgy at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena

On the evening of Thursday, January 5, 2017, the eve of the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ was celebrated in Prelacy Churches with Divine Liturgy and “Jrakalooyts” service. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Christmas Eve Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena. Parish Pastor Rev. Fr. […]

Weekly News – January 6, 2017

PRELATE TO CONDUCT CHRISTMAS SERVICE AT ST. GARABED CHURCH IN LAS VEGAS Over the weekend, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian will pay a pastoral visit to the Las Vegas parish community, where on Sunday, January 8, 2017 he will celebrate Divine Liturgy, deliver the sermon, and conduct the blessing of water at St. Garabed Church in […]

Prelate Conducts Christmas Service at Glendale Memorial Hospital

Each year during the New Year and Christmas season, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, pays a special visit to Glendale Memorial Hospital to conduct the blessing of water symbolizing the baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ and to convey his New Year and Christmas wishes to the administration, staff, and patients. This year’s service was […]

Prelate’s New Year & Christmas Message – 2017

GOD’S GIFT OF RENEWAL Christmastide is upon us once more, warming our hearts and lifting our spirits as we joyfully embrace the glorious news of the Birth and Theophany of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and welcome the dawn of a New Year. Praise be to Almighty God for the indescribable, immeasurable, incomparable, and […]

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