Community-Wide Commemorations of the 104th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Throughout the month of April, Armenians worldwide have been commemorating the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide through various religious, cultural, and political events. Locally, on Wednesday, April 24, a number of events have been planned that are expected to draw the participation of tens of thousands who will collectively be paying tribute to the […]

Schedule of Easter Services

On Sunday, April 21, 2019, the glorious Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ will be celebrated in all Prelacy Churches. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Easter Divine Liturgy at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale, and H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood. The services start at 10:30 a.m. […]

Maundy Thursday Commemoration

On April 18, 2019, Maundy Thursday, a number of poignant services were conducted in Prelacy Churches commemorating the last days of the earthly life of our Lord Jesus Christ. In the morning, Divine Liturgy was celebrated and faithful were offered Holy Communion for the first time since the start of Great Lent, commemorating the institution […]

Holy Tuesday Commemoration

On April 16, 2019, Holy Tuesday service was conducted in Prelacy Churches, commemorating the Parable of the Ten Maidens. Sunday School students participated in the service, representing the ten maidens. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Holy Tuesday service and delivered his message at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. The Prelate began his sermon […]

Homenetmen and Hamazkayin Central Executive Representatives Visit the Prelacy

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of Homenetmen and Hamazkayin Central Executive representatives. Executive Council members George Chorbajian and Elizabeth Boyajian joined His Eminence. Homenetmen Central Chair Karnig Mgrditchian was joined by fellow members Viggen Davidian and Oshin Peroomian, as well as Western Regional Executive members. The guests […]

L.A. County Board of Supervisors Honors Community Activist Berdj Karapetian

On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019, L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger introduced her annual motion declaring the month of April as Armenian History Month. Throughout the month, the Board of Supervisors honored noteworthy Armenian-Americans who have made significant contributions to our communities. By the nomination of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the Executive Council, community […]

Palm Sunday Celebration

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, Prelacy Churches, beautifully adorned with palm fronds, were brimming with faithful and children who had gathered to celebrate the triumphant entry of our Lord Jesus Christ into Jerusalem. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Palm Sunday Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino, delivered his message, blessed the faithful […]

In Memoriam: Gabriel Injejikian

H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the Religious and Executive Councils mourn the passing of Gabriel Injejikian, founding principal of Holy Martyrs Ferrahian High School, lifelong educator, and community activist, which occurred on Sunday, April 14, 2019. A national funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 27, at 2:00 p.m., at Holy Martyrs Church […]

Palm Sunday in Prelacy Churches

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, Prelacy Churches, beautifully adorned with palm fronds, were brimming with faithful and children who had gathered to celebrate the triumphant entry of our Lord Jesus Christ into Jerusalem. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Palm Sunday Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino, delivered his message, blessed the faithful […]

Prelate’s Easter Message

THE TRIUMPH OF TRUTH AND JUSTICE The triumphant message of the glorious Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ once again emboldens our lives, illuminates our hearts and spirits with His light, and bolsters our faith with the hope of eternal life. Today we rejoice, for “Christ was resurrected and His enemies scattered.” Life triumphed over […]

Schedule of Holy Week and Easter Services

Monday, April 15, marks the start of Holy Week, a week of poignant services commemorating the last days of our Lord Jesus Christ’s earthly ministry. On Holy Tuesday we recall the Parable of the Ten Maidens, which reminds us to be alert and prepared for the Lord’s second coming. The Prelate will preside over the […]

Prelate to Celebrate Palm Sunday Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, Palm Sunday, the triumphant entry of our Lord Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, will be celebrated in Prelacy Churches with Divine Liturgy, the children’s procession, and the Opening of the Portals service. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. […]

Inter-School Recitation Contest Awards Ceremony

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, the awards ceremony for the sixth inter-school recitation contest was held at the Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The contest was held on Saturday, March 16, at Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School with the participation of over 100 students. In attendance […]

CASPS Hosts Annual Reception Honoring Outstanding Armenian High School Students from LAUSD

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, the Committee for Armenian Students in Public Schools, CASPS, hosted its 13th annual reception honoring outstanding 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Armenian students from LAUSD local districts Northeast and Northwest. The event was held Verdugo Hills High School Auditorium. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Rev. Fr. Arsen […]

Tavlian Preschool-Kindergarten Students Pay Annual Easter Visit to the Prelacy

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, students of Levon and Hasmig Tavlian Pre-School and Kindergarten paid their annual Easter visit to the Prelacy where they received the blessings of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and presented a festive holiday program. The students, accompanied by Director Garine Joukadarian and teachers, first assembled at “St. Dertad and St. […]

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