Commemoration of St. Vartanants at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena

On Thursday, February 23, 2017, the Armenian Church celebrated the Feast of St. Vartanants honoring our forefathers who boldly fought and sacrificed their lives in defense of our faith and national identity. Within the Western Prelacy, the Feast of St. Vartanants was commemorated with Divine Liturgy at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena presided over by […]

Clergy Conference and Divine Liturgy in Commemoration of St. Ghevontiants

In observance of the Feast of St. Ghevontiants, on Monday, February 20, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and clergy traveled to Fresno where the following day the annual Ghevontiants clergy conference was held at Holy Trinity Church, hosted by parish pastor Very Rev. Fr. Dajad Ashekian and the Board of Trustees, and Divine Liturgy […]

Weekly News – February 24, 2017

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT HOLY CROSS CATHEDRAL IN MONTEBELLO ON THE EVE OF GREAT LENT – ARS REMEMBRANCE DAY REQUIEM PRAYERS IN PRELACY CHURCHES On Sunday, February 26, 2017, the eve of Great Lent, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Cross Cathedral […]

ARS “Talin” Chapter Saturday School Students Visit the Prelacy

On Saturday, February 18, 2017, ARS La Crescenta “Talin” Chapter Saturday School students paid a visit to the Prelacy where they met with H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and presented a cultural program dedicated to the Feast of St. Vartanants. They were accompanied by Principal Mr. Kevork Bedikian, teachers, parents, and ARS “Talin” Chapter Chair […]

Weekly News – February 17, 2017

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY ST. GARABED CHURCH IN HOLLYWOOD On Sunday, February 19, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood. *** CLERGY CONFERENCE AND DIVINE LITURGY IN COMMEMORATION OF THE FEAST OF ST. GHEVONTIANTS On Tuesday, February 21st, the Armenian Church will commemorate […]

Prelate Welcomes Armenian Ecclesiastical Brotherhood Members

On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, members of the Armenian Ecclesiastical Brotherhood paid their annual New Year visit to the Prelacy to meet with H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, for a discussion on their planned activities for the year. Archpriest Fr. Nareg Pehlivanian joined in the meeting. The conversation centered on the need to draw the […]

Feast of the Presentation of our Lord Celebration at St. Mary Church in Glendale and Annual Meeting with Homenetmen Scouts

On the evening of Monday, February 13, 2017, over a thousand faithful gathered at St. Mary Church in Glendale to participate in the celebration of the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord to the Temple. The festivities began with evening service presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of Prelacy […]

Prelate Welcomes LAUSD School Board Candidate Araz Parseghian

On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed LAUSD School Board District 6 candidate Mr. Araz Parseghian, who had come to receive the blessings of His Eminence for his campaign. Mr. Parseghian introduced himself and gave an overview of his background and plans for the District if elected. The Prelate blessed and […]

St. Sarkis Church Name Day Celebration

On the weekend of February 11, 2017, St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena celebrated the Feast of St. Sarkis, which also marks the parish name-day. The festivities began on Friday with the blessing of salt and the preparation of the madagh, followed by eve of the feast service on Saturday evening, and culminated with Episcopal Divine […]

Annual Gala Of Ferrahian, Cabayan, and Pilvajian Schools

On Saturday, February 11, the annual gala of Holy Martyrs Ferrahian High School, Marie Cabayan Elementary School, and ARS Ashkhen Pilavjian Pre-School was held under the auspices of the Prelate at “Avedissian” Hall in Encino with the theme “Our Hearts Beat as One.” The gala was also a celebration of the Pre-School’s 25th anniversary. The […]

Prelate Welcomes LA City Council Candidate Karo Torossian

On Friday, February 10, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed Los Angeles City Council candidate Karo Torossian, who had come to receive the Prelate’s blessings for his campaign. Mr. Torossian, who currently serves as Councilmember Paul Krekorian’s Director of Planning and the Environment, is running for Council District 7 which encompasses the communities around […]

Weekly News – February 10, 2017

PRELATE TO CELEBRATE DIVINE LITURGY AND CONDUCT THE BLESSING OF MADAGH ON THE NAME DAY OF ST. SARKIS CHURCH OF PASADENA On Saturday, February 11, 2017, the Armenian Apostolic Church will commemorate the Feast of St. Sarkis the Commander, who in the 4th century was martyred for our faith alongside his son Mardiros and fourteen […]

Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry Representatives Pay Annual New Year’s Visit to the Prelacy

On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, representatives of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry, headed by President Dr. Frieda Jordan, paid their annual New Year’s visit to H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. It has become a tradition for the members to visit at the start of each year to update the Prelate on the progress and […]

Prelate Attends ARS Annual Gala

On the evening of Friday, February 3, the annual gala of the Armenian Relief Society Western Region was held at Taglyan Hall in Los Angeles under the auspices of the ARS Regional Executive. The Prelate attended, delivered the invocation, and conveyed his blessings and commendation to the organization’s devoted members. The program began with the […]

Ferrahian School 8th Grade Class Visits the Prelacy

Throughout each academic year, students of various grade levels from Prelacy Schools visit the Prelacy to receive the blessings and hear the message of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and to present culturally-rich programs of recitations, songs, and dances. The first visitors of the New Year were 8th grade students from Ferrahian High School, who […]

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