Divine Liturgy to be Celebrated on the Feasts of Sts. Ghevontiants and Sts. Vartanants

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, the Armenian Church will commemorate the Feast of Sts. Ghevontiants, honoring the legacy of the brave clergymen who not only preached against tyranny, but with a cross in one hand and a sword in the other fought on the front lines in the Vartanants war and in the continuing resistance […]

26th Anniversary Army Day Celebration

On Sunday, January 28, 2018, the 26th anniversary of the establishment of Armenia’s National Army was celebrated with a special event held under the auspices of the Consulate General of the Republic of Armenia and organized by the Armenian Society of Los Angeles. The honored guests were Marat Petrossyan and Narek Malkhasyan, young heroes of […]

St. Sarkis Church Name-Day Celebration

On Saturday, January 27, 2018, the Armenian Church commemorated the Feast of St. Sarkis, his son Mardiros, and their fourteen soldiers, who in the 4th century were martyred in defense of the Christian faith. As the feasts marks the name-day of St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena, on Sunday January 28, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, […]

Prelate Welcomes Playwright Hrant Markarian

On Saturday, January 27, 2018, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of Dr. Hrant Markarian, playwright, poet, theater specialist, literary critic, director, and actor, who was in Los Angeles by the invitation of the Hamazkayin “Hovhannes Toumanian” Chapter to present a one-man theatrical show dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the passing of […]

Homenetmen Regional Executive’s Annual Reception

By the invitation of the Homenetmen Western Regional Executive, on Saturday, January 27, 2018, board members of local chapters, committees’ members, and honorary presidents of the Navasartian Games gathered at Phoenicia Restaurant in Glendale for the organization’s annual New Year and Christmas celebration. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and conveyed his blessings and message, […]

Artsakh Four-Day War Heroes Visit the Prelate

On Friday, January 26, 2018, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed a special visit from two heroes of the Artsakh four-day war of 2016, Narek Malkhasyan and Marat Petrossyan, bearers of Armenia’s “Combat Cross” highest order of honor and Artsakh’s “Medal for Courage.” The honored guests are in Los Angeles to participate in the celebration […]

Presentation of Prof. Richard Hovannisian’s “Armenian Communities of the Northeastern Mediterranean” Held at the Prelacy

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, the presentation of Prof. Richard Hovannisian’s “Armenian Communities of the Northeastern Mediterranean: Musa Dagh – Dört Yol – Kessab” book was held at the Western Prelacy “Dikran & Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The event was organized by the Prelacy Cultural-Educational Committee. […]

Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry Board Members Visit the Prelacy

On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry board members, headed by President Dr. Frieda Jordan, who visit at the start of each year to convey their New Year well wishes and convey information about their planned activities for the year. His Eminence was joined by Very […]

11th Anniversary Commemoration of Hrant Dink’s Assassination

On Saturday, January 20, 2018, a special event organized by the Organization of Istanbul Armenians was held at the organization’s center commemorating the 11th anniversary of Hrant Dink’s assassination. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Holy Martyrs Church pastor Archpriest Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian attended. Opening remarks were delivered by OIA Trustee and Cultural […]

Prelate to Celebrate Divine Liturgy and Conduct the Blessing of Madagh on the Name Day of St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena

On Saturday, January 27, 2018, the Armenian Apostolic Church will commemorate the Feast of St. Sarkis the Commander, his son Mardiros and their fourteen soldiers. The Feast marks the name-day celebration of St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena. On this occasion, on Sunday, January 28, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy, deliver the […]

Reading of “Year Of Independence” Pontifical Encyclical in Prelacy Churches

By the ordinance of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Sunday, January 21, 2018, the “Year of Independence” Pontifical Encyclical of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I dedicated to the centennial of the first Republic of Armenia was read in all Prelacy Churches. The Prelate presided over Divine Liturgy at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County […]

Special Service for the Unborn Held at the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Each year in January, on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles holds a special Mass and candle lighting ceremony to commemorate the lives lost to abortion on that day in the County of Los Angeles. The service, held under the auspices of The Most […]

Prelate Presides over Blessing and Rededication of the “Hovhannes and Hripsime Jivalagian Youth Center” in Pasadena

On Saturday, January 13, 2018, the Pasadena Armenian Center was rededicated as the “Hovhannes and Hripsime Jivalagian Youth Center” during a special ceremony presided over by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Community benefactors Mr. and Mrs. Varant and Hoori Melkonian sponsored the center in honor of Hoori’s parents. The program began with welcoming remarks, the […]

Prelate Welcomes ARS Hollywood “Mayr” Chapter Board Members

On Wednesday, January 17, 2018 ARS Hollywood “Mayr” Chapter board members paid a visit to the Prelacy to convey their New Year well wishes to H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, joined in the visit. The guests expressed their well wishes to the Prelate and clergy for a prosperous […]

Members of the Armenian Ecclesiastical Brotherhood Pay Annual New Year Visit to the Prelacy

On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, members of the Armenian Ecclesiastical Brotherhood paid their annual visit to the Prelacy to convey their New Year and Christmas well wishes to H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate and keep him abreast of their forthcoming activities. His Eminence was joined by Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, and Very […]

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