Centennial of the First Republic of Armenia Celebrated Within the Western Prelacy

On Sunday, May 27, 2018, the centennial of the first Republic of Armenia was ceremoniously celebrated in all Prelacy Churches with Thanksgiving Prayers for the Republic and blessing of the Armenian flag. During requiem service, prayers were offered for the martyrs of Sardarabad, Pash Abaran, Gharakilise, and for all the heroes who have given their […]

Graduation Ceremonies

As we near the closing stages of the 2017-2018 school year, graduation season is upon us once again. In the past few weeks, the Committee for Armenian Students in Public Schools held two receptions honoring Armenian students and graduates, which the Prelate and clergy attended. In the coming weeks, the Prelate and clergy will attend […]

Prelate Congratulates His Holiness Catholicos Aram I on the 50th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I’s ordination and consecration to the priesthood. It was in 1968, on the 50th anniversary of the first Republic of Armenia, that His Holiness entered the priesthood. On this occasion, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, sent a congratulatory letter to His Holiness on behalf of […]

Prayers for the Republic and Blessing of the Armenian Flag in Prelacy Churches

On Sunday, May 27, 2018, the 100th anniversary of the first Republic of Armenia will be celebrated in Prelacy Churches with Thanksgiving Prayers for the Republic and the blessing of the Armenian flag. At the conclusion of Divine Liturgy, requiem prayers will be offered for the heroes of Sardarabad, Gharakilise, Pash Abaran, and all those […]

Prayers for the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry in Prelacy Churches

By the request of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry and the directive of the Prelate, on Sunday, May 27, 2018, prayers will be offered in all Prelacy Churches for patients of the ABMDR. Members of the organization will attend Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino and will be available to provide information […]

Feast of Pentecost Celebration

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, the feast of Pentecost, commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit, was celebrated in Prelacy Churches. On this occasion, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, celebrated his first Episcopal Divine Liturgy at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County and delivered the sermon. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over the […]

Participation in L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Senior Chaplains’ Meeting

By the initiative of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, senior chaplains were invited to a special meeting which was held at Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Downtown Los Angeles to discuss a wide range of issues relating to jail ministry. Prelacy Chaplain Rafi Garabedian participated in the meeting. On […]

CASPS Honors Outstanding Armenian High School Students

On Monday, May 21, 2018, the 12th annual CASPS reception honoring outstanding 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students from LAUSD local districts Northeast and Northwest was held at Verdugo Hills High School Auditorium. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Archpriest Fr. Nareg Pehlivanian attended, delivered the invocation, and conveyed the Prelate’s congratulations and […]

Prelacy Choir Participates in 11th Annual “Orthodox Day of Praise”

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church in Santa Monica hosted the 11th annual Orthodox Day of Praise, bringing together the Coptic, Armenian, Indian Malankara, Ethiopian, Greek, Ukrainian, and Serbian Orthodox Churches for a day of fellowship, praise, and celebration of shared faith. The day began with Divine Liturgy, […]

Holy Cross Cathedral of Montebello Hosts Annual “Armenian Food Fair and Festival”

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, Holy Cross Cathedral of Montebello hosted the annual “Armenian Food Fair and Festival,” featuring traditional Armenian food, music, cultural performances, games for children, and booths selling Armenian merchandise. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended the festival, visited the booths to convey his blessings and commendation and delivered his message. He […]

Ararat-Eskijian Museum Hosts Presentation of Dr. Garbis Harboyan’s Latest Book

On Thursday, May 17, 2018, the Ararat-Eskijian Museum hosted the presentation of Dr. Garbis Harboyan’s latest book, “Odyssey of Armenian Doctors, Dentists, and Pharmacists during the Armenian Genocide” at Ararat Home’s Sheen Chapel in Mission Hills. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and conveyed his blessings and message. He was joined by Archpriest Fr. Gomidas […]

St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena Hosts Annual Reception Honoring Armenian Graduates

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, the 29th annual reception hosted by the Pastor and Board of Trustees of St. Sarkis Church in honor of Armenian graduates of the Pasadena Unified School District was held at the Pasadena Armenian Center under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Joining in the celebration were local elected […]

Episcopal Divine Liturgy at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County on Pentecost

On the occasion of the feast of Pentecost, on Sunday, May 20, 2018, Episcopal Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, will celebrate Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy. Following the service, a reception […]

New Religious and Executive Councils Elect their Officers

                                            On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, the new Religious and Executive Councils elected by the 46th Representative Assembly held their first meeting at the Prelacy presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. During their […]

Prelate Attends ARS Javakhk Fund Annual Gala

On Friday, May 11, 2018, the ARS Javakhk Fund Committee held its annual gala at Legacy Ballroom in Glendale. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and delivered his message. Proceeds will benefit the rebuilding of the Akhaltskha Youth Center in Javakhk. During the event, the ARS Western US Regional Executive honored Mrs. Haigoush Keghinian-Kohler with […]

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