Prelate Welcomes LAUSD Board Member Scott Schmerelson

On Thursday, February 27, 2020, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of Los Angeles Unified School Board member Scott Schmerelson, who was accompanied by Senior Advisor Mihran Kalaydjian. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, participated in the visit. Following introductions and pleasantries, the conversation centered on Mr. Schmerelon’s plans to implement new and […]

Women’s World Day of Prayer

On Friday, March 6, 2020, the 50th annual Women’s World Day of Prayer will take place at United Armenian Congregational Church in Los Angeles (3480 Cahuenga Blvd., West, Los Angeles) with the participation of women form the Armenian Apostolic, Catholic, Evangelical, Nazarene, and Brotherhood Churches. This year’s theme is “Rise, take up your bed and […]

Prelate to Preside over Divine Liturgy at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello

March 1, 2020 is the second Sunday of Great Lent, called Sunday of the Expulsion. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at the Armenian Apostolic Church […]

Prelate Presides over First Sunrise Service and ARS Great Lent Luncheon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino

In keeping with a time-honored tradition, on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over the first Sunrise service of Great Lent at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino and delivered his message. Ferrahian School juniors and seniors attended the service. The Prelate focused his message to the students, inviting them to renew […]

Prelate Presides Over Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino on the Eve of Great Lent

BLESSING AND PRESENTATION OF HOMENETMEN “ST. MESROB MASHDOTS” RELIGIOUS CURRICULUM CROSS-PINS REQUIEM FOR ARS MEMBERS & BATTLE OF MARASH VICTIMS On Sunday, February 23, 2020, the eve of Great Lent, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. During the service, His Eminence blessed […]

Holy See of Cilicia Seminary 90th Anniversary Celebration

2020 marks the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Holy See of Cilicia Seminary in Lebanon. This milestone anniversary will be fittingly celebrated in all Catholicosate Prelacies, including within the Western Prelacy. Accordingly, on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., a celebration-concert will take place at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale under the […]

Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Annual Great Lent Luncheon

On Wednesday, March 4, 2020, the annual Great Lent luncheon organized by the Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary will take place at Vertigo Event Venue in Glendale (400 W. Glenoaks Blvd.) 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 […]

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. Following a time-honored tradition, on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over the first Sunrise service and deliver his message at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. Ferrahian students will […]

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

– BLESSING & PRESENTATION OF HOMENETMEN “ST. MESROB MASHDOTS” RELIGIOUS CURRICULUM CROSS-PINS – REQUIEM FOR ARS MEMBERS & MARASH MASSACRE VICTIMS IN PRELACY CHURCHES Sunday, February 23, 2020 is the eve of Great Lent (Poon Paregentan). H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Martyrs Church in […]

Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Sts. Vartanants

On Thursday, February 20, 2020, clergy and faithful gathered at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena to commemorate the feast of St. Vartanants. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy, which was celebrated by Rev. Fr. Ardak Demirijan who also delivered the sermon. Prior to the sermon, the Prelate presided over the special service […]

Ferrahian School 8th Grade Class Pays Annual Vartanants Visit to the Prelacy

On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, the 8th grade class of Ferrahian School paid its annual visit to the Prelacy on the occasion of Sts. Vartanants. The students were accompanied by Vice-Principal Vartkes Nalbandian and teachers. The visit began at the “St. Dertad and St. Ashkhen” Chapel where H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, led the Lord’s […]

Special Service and Clergy Conference on the Feast of St. Ghevontiants

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, a day-long commemoration of the feast of St. Ghevontiants took place at the Armenian Apostolic Church of North Hollywood, presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of clergy members. The day began with night and morning service, which included the intercessory prayer “Christ our Lord” through […]

Feast of the Presentation of our Lord to the Temple at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale – Annual Dinner with Homenetmen Scouts

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord to the Temple was celebrated in Prelacy Churches with a special eve of the feast service which featured the Blessing of the Four Corners of the World (Antasdan), blessing of infants and children, and lighting of the bonfire symbolizing the Light of […]

ANCA-WR Board Members Visit the Prelacy

On Friday, February 14, 2020, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of ANCA-WR Board members Hermineh Pakhanians, Lina Davidian, Esq., and Raffi Sarkissian, and Director of Government Affairs Arsen Shirvanyan. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the ANCA-WR’s recent activities with a focus on the upcoming Census in April. The guests […]

Prelate Welcomes Historian Mher Hovhannisyan

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of Mher Hovhannisyan, historian and Associate Professor at the Department of Armenian History at Yerevan State University, who was joined by Board of Regents Chair Lisa Gaboudian, member Dr. Hasmig Baran, and staff member Tamar Tufenkdjian. Dr. Hovhannisyan is in Los Angeles […]

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