Thanksgiving Prayers for the Republic and Blessing of the Armenian Flag at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino

In celebration of the 99th anniversary of the first Republic of Armenia, as well as the forthcoming 26th anniversary of the current Republic, by the ordinance of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Sunday, May 28, 2017 Thanksgiving Prayers for the Republic were offered in Prelacy Churches during Divine Liturgy. The Prelate presided over Divine […]

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry Meets with Religious and Community Leaders at the Western Prelacy

On Saturday, May 27, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, hosted a reception at the Western Prelacy in honor of Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, with the presence of religious and lay leaders including H.G. Bishop Mikayel Mouradian, Reverend Berdj Djambazian, representatives of H.E. Archbishop Hovnan Derderian and of the ARF Western U.S. Central Committee, ANCA […]

Feast of Ascension Celebration

On Thursday, May 25, 2017, the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ was celebrated within the Western Prelacy with Divine Liturgy and a luncheon. The day began with Divine Liturgy at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of Prelacy clergy members. Very […]

Weekly News – May 26, 2017

THANKSGIVING PRAYERS AND FLAG BLESSING ON THE 99TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA On Sunday, May 28, 2017, the 99th anniversary of the first Republic of Armenia will be celebrated within Prelacy Churches with Thanksgiving Prayers for the Republic and the blessing of the Armenian flag. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside […]

ARS Regional Executive Members Meet with the Prelate

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, members of the Armenian Relief Society Western Regional Executive, headed by Chairwoman Rebecca Berberian, paid a visit to the Prelacy where they met with H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. As their term comes to a close, the guests had come to give an overview of their activities in the previous […]

Western Prelacy 45th Representative Assembly

On Friday, May 19, 2017, the 45th Western Prelacy Representative Assembly convened at Holy Martyrs Church “Avedissian” Hall in Encino presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of Catholicosate Central Executive member Mr. Khajag Dikijian, clergy, members of the Religious Council, Executive Council, Board of Trustees, Board of Regents, and CASPS, […]

ANCA Burbank Chapter 9th Annual Banquet

On Sunday, May 21, 2017, the 9th annual banquet of the Armenian National Committee of America Burbank Chapter was held at Anoush Banquet Hall in Glendale, during which individuals and organizations were honored for their service to the community. This year’s honorees were: Jess Talamantes (“William Saroyan” Award), Araksya Karapetyan (“Hrant Dink” Award), Children’s Hospital […]

CASPS Honors Outstanding High School Students of the Los Angeles Unified School District

On Friday, May 19, 2017, the Committee for Armenian Students in Public Schools hosted its 11th annual reception honoring outstanding 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students of LAUSD local districts Northeast and Northwest. Archpriest Fr. Nareg Pehlivanian attended and read the congratulatory message of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, which began with greetings to elected […]

Clergy Conference Held on the Eve of the 45th Representative Assembly

Ahead of the Western Prelacy 45th Representative Assembly, on Thursday, May 18, 2017, the annual clergy conference was held at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of clergy members. H.E. Archbishop Yeprem Tabakian participated in the conference, which was hosted by Holy Martyrs Church. The […]

ANCA Glendale Chapter Award and Appreciation Dinner

On Wednesday, May 17, an Award and Appreciation Dinner organized by the Armenian National Committee of America Glendale Chapter was held at Impressions Banquet Hall in Glendale. This year, the organization honored the following for their contributions to the Armenian Cause and to society in general: Alice Petrossian (Lifetime Achievement Award), John Bandek (Youth Activist […]

Weekly News – May 19, 2017

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT ST. SARKIS CHURCH IN PASADENA On Sunday, May 21, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena. *** DIVINE LITURGY AND LUNCHEON TO BE HELD ON THE FEAST OF ASCENSION On Thursday, May 25, 2017, […]

Prelate Congratulates Armenian High School Graduates of the Pasadena School District

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena hosted its 28th annual reception honoring Armenian graduates of the Pasadena Unified School District. The event was held at the Pasadena Armenian Center under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the attendance of elected officials, members of the Pasadena Unified School […]

Weekly News – May 12, 2017

WESTERN PRELACY 45TH REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE ON MAY 19-20 On Friday, May 19, 2017, the 45th Western Prelacy Representative Assembly will convene at “Avedissian” Hall adjacent to Holy Martyrs Church in Encino, presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The two-day Assembly will review the previous term’s endeavors of the Prelate, Religious and Executive […]

Prelate Participates in Opening of “New Cilicia” Homes in Artsakh and Liberation of Shushi 25th Anniversary Celebrations

As previously reported, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, traveled to Antelias last week, from where he continued to Artsakh to join the Holy See of Cilicia delegation participating in the opening ceremony of the second phase of the “New Cilicia” village as well as in the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the liberation of […]

Interfaith National Day of Prayer

On Thursday, May 4, Mayor Eric Garetti, First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland, and the Getty House Foundation Board of Directors hosted the annual interfaith National Day of Prayer at the Getty House in Los Angeles. The event featured prayer, song, breaking bread, and fellowship. Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan and Chaplain Rafi Garabedian represented the […]

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