70th Anniversary Celebration of Karen Jeppe College

On the afternoon of Sunday, October 29, 2017 the 70th anniversary of Karen Jeppe College of Aleppo and the 40th anniversary of the Karen Jeppe College Alumni Association Los Angeles Chapter were celebrated with a special event held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, at the Armenian Society of Los Angeles in […]

Prelate Participates in Pontifical Divine Liturgy and Banquet in Honor of His Holiness Catholicos Karekin II

On Sunday, October 29, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, participated in Pontifical Divine Liturgy, Pontifical Thanksgiving service, and the blessing of madagh conducted by His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenian at St. Leon Cathedral in Burbank. In the evening, the Prelate attended a banquet in honor of His Holiness at Taglyan Hall […]

Annual Sunday School Seminar Held at the Prelacy

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, the annual seminar for Sunday School directors and teachers was held at the Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and hosted by the Prelacy Sunday Schools’ Directorate. The seminar was dedicated to the Feast of the Holy Translators and Armenian […]

Prelate Delivers Message at Board Of Regents Annual Professional Development Day

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, the annual Professional Development Day organized by the Board of Regents of Prelacy Schools was held at CSUN, sponsored by the CSUN Armenian Studies Program. The day included sessions for teachers of all grade levels and featured Vivian Ekchian, Associate Superintendent of LAUSD, as the keynote speaker. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh […]

Prelate Participates in Pontifical Visit of His Holiness Catholicos Karekin II

His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, is currently on a Pontifical visit to the Western United States. Upon the invitation of H.E. Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Primate, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and accompanying clergy members participated in various events. On the afternoon of Thursday, October 26, 2017, His Holiness presided over the ribbon-cutting […]

ARF Rosdom Gomideh 60th Anniversary Celebration

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, the San Fernando Valley “Rosdom” Gomideh celebrated its 60th anniversary with a banquet held at “Avedissian” Hall in Encino. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and delivered his congratulatory message. He was accompanied by Archpriest Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian, Pastor of Holy Martyrs Church. In attendance were ARF Central Committee Political […]

Poster Design Competition

In order to encourage the new generation to speak our mother tongue, the Armenian Language Revitalization Committee of the Western Prelacy, has prepared a strategic plan with short and long term action plans, after conducting an extensive research and analysis. As one of the preliminary steps, the committee has decided to organize a Poster Design […]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the New Tufenkian Fine Arts Gallery

On Friday, October 20, 2017, the opening ceremony of Tufenkian Fine Arts Gallery’s new location took place. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, participated in the ceremony, accompanied by Archpriest Fr. Nareg Pehlivanian. The program began with welcoming remarks by owner Mrs. Caroline Tufenkian. On behalf of the city of Glendale, City Clerk Ardashes Kassakhian delivered […]

Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Hosts Lecture-Luncheon in Celebration of Armenian Culture Month

In celebration of Armenian Culture Month, on Thursday, October 19, 2017, the Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary hosted a lecture-luncheon at Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The event featured a lecture on Armenian music by Dr. Karenn Chutjian-Presti, member of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of […]

Renowned Armenian Singer Sibil Visits the Prelacy

On Thursday, October 19, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed to the Prelacy renowned Armenian singer Sibil, who was accompanied by Hamazkayin Western Region Executive members Mrs. Lucy Joukhajian and Mrs. Vania Babikian, who is also a member of the Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary. The singer was in Los Angeles for a concert sponsored by […]

Episcopal Divine Liturgy and Banquet on the 51st Anniversary of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church of San Francisco

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, arrived in San Francisco to join the parish community in celebrating the 51st anniversary of the consecration of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church. The celebration began with a banquet on Saturday evening at “Saroyan” Hall of the Khachaturian Armenian Community Center hosted by the Parish […]

Feast of the Holy Translators Celebrated at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale

On Friday, October 13, 2017, evening service in celebration of the Feast of the Holy Translators was held at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale, presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of Prelacy Clergy. Rev. Fr. Movses Shannakian delivered the sermon. Fr. Movses highlighted the tremendous contributions of the Holy Translators […]

Exhibition of Armenian-American Artist Arthur Pinajian’s Works Held at the Western Prelacy

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, a special exhibition of Armenian-American artist Arthur Pinajian’s works opened at the Western Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall. The exhibit, which was held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and organized by Stephanie’s Art Gallery, featured thirty rarely seen works, in particular the artist’s mid-century […]

Prelate to Pay Pastoral Visit To San Francisco Parish Community on the 51st Anniversary of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church

Over the weekend, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will travel to San Francisco to preside over 51st anniversary celebrations of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church. On Sunday, October 15, 2017, the Prelate will celebrate Divine Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Church and deliver the sermon on the Feast of the Holy Translators. On Saturday […]

In Defense of Christians Summit 2017

In Defense of Christians, a non-profit and nonpartisan organization advocating for the human rights of Christians in the Middle East and for the preservation of Christianity in the Middle East, has organized a summit in Washington DC from October 24-26 with the title, “American Leadership and Securing the Future of Christians in the Middle East.” […]

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