Archbishop Gorun Babian’s “Book of Soul” Presented at the Prelacy

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, Archbishop Gorun Babian’s posthumously published “Book of Soul – Poems, Spiritual Reflections, and Luminous Saints of the Armenian Church” was presented at the Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall. The event was held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and was organized by the Prelacy Cultural-Educational […]

Prelate Visits Mesrobian School on the Occasion of Armenian Culture Month

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, paid a visit to Armenian Mesrobian School to convey his blessings and message to the students on the occasion of the new academic year and Armenian Culture Month. The Prelate, accompanied by Holy Cross Cathedral Dean, Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian, and Pastor, Rev. Fr. […]

Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Northern American Prelacy and 45th Anniversary of the Western Prelacy in San Francisco – Episcopal Divine Liturgy and Ordination of Acolytes at St. Gregory the Illuminator Church

On Friday, October 12, 2018, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will travel to San Francisco to preside over a special celebration marking the 60th anniversary of the Northern American Prelacy and 45th anniversary of the Western Prelacy. The celebration is organized by the Parish Pastor and Board of Trustees of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church, […]

17th Annual Gerald and Mark Golf Classic

On Monday, October 8, 2018, the 17th annual Gerald and Mark Golf Classic was held at The Peninsula Golf and Country Club in San Mateo. The annual event is hosted by community benefactor Mr. Hank Khachaturian in memory of his sons Gerald and Mark and to raise funds for charitable causes. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, […]

Armenian National Committee of America Western Region’s Annual Gala

On Sunday, October 7, 2018, the annual gala of the Armenian National Committee of America Western Region was held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel with the participation of elected officials, ANCA leadership and members, religious and community leaders, sponsors and supporters. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and delivered the invocation. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, […]

Memorial Prayer for Charles Aznavour in Prelacy Churches

By the ordinance of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Sunday, October 7, 2018, “Der Voghormya” prayers were offered in Prelacy Churches for the soul of iconic singer, activist, and national hero Charles Aznavour. The Prelate presided over Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino, during which he paid tribute […]

Homenetmen Northern California Chapters Celebrate Homenetmen’s Centennial

On Saturday, October 6, 2018, the Homenetmen San Francisco, Santa Clara “Ani,” and Walnut Creek “Gars” chapters organized a gala in celebration of Homenetmen’s centennial. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, participated in the celebration, accompanied by Very Rev. Fr. Barouyr Shernezian, Parish Pastor of St. Gregory […]

Board of Regents of Prelacy Schools Hosts Annual Professional Development Day

On Saturday, October 6, 2018, the annual Professional Development Day organized by the Board of Regents of Prelacy Schools was held at “Avedissian” Hall in Encino with the participation of 400 educators from local Armenian Schools. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, delivered the invocation and his message. He was accompanied by H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, […]

Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry’s 13th Annual Walk of Life

On Saturday, October 6, 2018, the 13th annual Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry “Walk of Life” walk-a-thon was held to raise public awareness and funds for the ABMDR’s mission. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Archpriest Fr. Vazken Atmajian participated in the opening ceremony with a prayer and conveyed the Prelate’s blessings and […]

Service Dedicated to the Feast of the Holy Translators to be Held at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale

On Saturday, October 13, 2018, the Armenian Apostolic Church will observe the Feast of the Holy Translators. On this occasion, on Friday, October 12, eve of the Feast service will take place at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of Prelacy Clergy. H.G. […]

Presentation of Archbishop Gorun Babian’s “Book of Soul”

Under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, the Western Prelacy Cultural-Educational Committee, in conjunction with Hamazkayin Western Region, has organized a book presentation featuring Archbishop Gorun Babian’s posthumously published “Book of Soul – Poems, Spiritual Reflections, and Luminous Saints of the Armenian Church.” The book will be presented by Mr. Saro Nazarian. There […]

Prayer for the Soul of Charles Aznavour to be Offered in Prelacy Churches

On Monday, October 1st, 2018, the Western Prelacy, along with Armenians worldwide mourned the loss of Charles Aznavour, iconic singer, activist, national hero, and son of Armenian Genocide survivors. On this occasion, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, sent a condolence letter to the Honorable Christophe Lemoine, Consul General of France in Los Angeles, expressing sympathy […]

Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Hosts Luncheon and Lecture on the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry’s Mission

Under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Thursday, October 4, 2018, the Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary hosted its annual lecture-luncheon at the Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall. This year’s event featured a lecture by Dr. Vergine Madelian on Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation. The Prelate was joined by Very Rev. […]

Prelate Celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Crescenta Valley Church on the Feast of the Holy Cross of Varak

On the occasion of the Feast of the Holy Cross of Varak, and by the invitation of the Crescenta Valley Church Parish Pastor and Board of Trustees, on Sunday, September 30, 2018, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at the Crescenta Valley Church. Rev. Fr. Ghevont Kirazian and deacons […]

Western Prelacy Republishes Jacques Hagopian’s Book of Poems

The Western Prelacy gladly announces the republication of scholar and poet Jacques Hagopian’s “Hisoosapooyr” volume. This third publication was realized with the collaboration of the poet and due to demand given that previous versions had sold out. The book is an enhanced version of the previous publications with new content by the poet in the […]

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