Great Lent Luncheon Hosted by the Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, the annual Great Lent luncheon organized by the Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary will take place at Legacy Banquet Hall in Glendale (6410 San Fernando Rd.) under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 p.m., and will be preceded by Sunrise Service in all Prelacy […]

Great Lent Sunrise and Vigil Services

During the Lenten season, Sunrise and Vigil services will take place in Prelacy Churches on Wednesday mornings and Friday evenings respectively. In keeping with tradition, on Wednesday, March 6, the Prelate will preside over the first Sunrise service of the season and deliver his message at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. The annual Great Lent […]

Prelate to Preside over Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino on the Eve of Great Lent

Sunday, March 3, 2019 marks the eve of Great Lent. Thus, on Monday, March 4 begins the forty-day Lenten season. On this day, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino.

Divine Liturgy and Clergy Conference in Celebration of Sts. Ghevontiants

On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, the feast of Sts. Ghevontiants, which is a celebration of Armenian clergy, was commemorated with Divine Liturgy and the annual clergy conference, which this year was held at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy and the ensuing conference. Divine Liturgy was celebrated […]

National Assembly Member Mkhitar Hayrapetyan Visits the Prelacy

On Monday, February 25, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of Mkhitar Hayrapetyan, Chairman of the Committee of Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth, and Sports of the National Assembly of Armenia. The honored guest was accompanied by Consul General Dr. Armen Baibourtian, Counselor Varazdat Pahlavuni, and aide Mari Manukyan. Joining the Prelate […]

ARF Day Celebration

On Sunday, February 24, the annual ARF Day Celebration was held at Glendale High School’s John Wayne Performing Arts Center marking the organization’s 128th anniversary. The Prelate attended, joined by Vicar General H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, clergy, Central Executive and Executive Council members. The program began with the flag ceremony by Homenetmen scouts and national […]

Consecration of Painting and Requiem for ARS Members at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood

On Sunday, February 24, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood, consecrated a new painting of St. Kevork and delivered the sermon. By the request of the Armenian Relief Society Western Region Executive and ordinance of the Prelate, on this day, prayers were offered in all […]

ARF Bureau Chair Hagop Der Khatchadourian Visits the Prelacy

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of ARF Bureau Chair Hagop Der Khatchadourian, who was in Los Angeles to deliver the keynote address at the ARF Day Celebration the following day. The honored guest was accompanied by ARF Bureau member Dr. Viken Yacoubian and ARF Western Region Central […]

ANCA Glendale Chapter Honors First Responders

On Wednesday, February 20, the ANCA Glendale chapter and St. Mary’s Church hosted an appreciation evening at Phoenicia restaurant in honor of first responders of the Glendale Police Department, Fire Department, and Emergency Medical Services. On behalf of the Prelate, St. Mary’s Church Pastors attended and conveyed the blessings of His Eminence. Remarks were delivered […]

Women’s World Day of Prayer

On Friday, March 1st, Christians in over 170 countries will unite in spirit for the 92nd annual World Day of Prayer. Locally, women from the Armenian Apostolic, Catholic, Evangelical, Nazarene, and Brotherhood Churches will, for the 49th year, mark the occasion with a worship service at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale. The theme of this […]

Divine Liturgy & Clergy Conference in Celebration of Sts. Ghevontiants and Sts. Vartanants

On Tuesday, February 26 and Thursday, February 28, 2019 respectively, the Armenian nation will commemorate the feasts of Sts. Ghevontians and Sts. Vartanants, honoring the martyrdom and legacy of our national heroes who sacrificed their lives in defense of our faith and nation. On Tuesday, February 26, at 10:30 a.m., Divine Liturgy will be celebrated […]

Requiem for ARS Members in Prelacy Churches

By the ordinance of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the request of the Armenian Relief Society Western Region Executive, on Sunday, February 24, 2019, requiem prayers will be offered in all Prelacy Churches for the souls of departed ARS members and sponsors. The Prelate will preside over Divine Liturgy at St. Garabed Church in […]

St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena Name Day Celebration

On Sunday, February 17, 2019, hundreds of faithful packed St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena to participate in the name day celebration, which was observed with Episcopal Divine Liturgy, blessing of madagh, and a luncheon. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, conducted the services and delivered his message. Rev. Fr. Boghos Baltayan and deacons assisted at the […]

Youth Conference Held at the Catholicosate

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, youth representatives from around the Diaspora gathered at the Catholicosate in Antelias for a two-day conference presided over by His Holiness Catholicos Aram I to identify contemporary challenges facing our youth and discuss practical approaches to overcoming those challenges. Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian participated on behalf of our Prelacy. […]

Armenian American Museum Raises over $8 Million at Inaugural Telethon

On Sunday, February 17, the Armenian American Museum hosted its inaugural telethon which, thanks to the generous support of the community, raised $8,138,986. The Prelate, who serves as Co-Chair of the Museum Governing Board, issued his appeal live during the broadcast urging the community to lend their support to the historic project. We urge our […]

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