Prelate to Preside Over Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino

On Sunday, August 30, 2020, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood.  

Renowned Maestro Prof. Ara Manash Passes Away

H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the Religious and Executive Councils mourn the passing of Prof. Ara Manash, renowned Maestro, teacher, and long-time St. Garabed Church choirmaster, which occurred on Sunday, August 23, 2020. Prof. Ara Manash served for many years as conductor of the St. Garabed Church choir in Hollywood and of the Hamazkayin […]

Esteemed Educator and National Servant Haigaz Terterian Passes Away

H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the Religious and Executive Councils mourn the passing of esteemed educator, national servant, and Holy Martyrs Church delegate Haigaz Terterian, which occurred on Sunday, August 23, 2020. Haigaz Terterian was born and raised in Kessab and nourished with Armenian spirit from a young age. His passion for learning led […]

HyeAid Lebanon Telethon to Benefit the Armenian Community of Lebanon

In the wake of the devastating explosion in Beirut on August 4, Armenians worldwide rallied to provide emergency aid to the Armenian community of Lebanon as they begin the arduous task of rebuilding. Soon after, the Pan Armenian Council of the Western United States launched a donation campaign to facilitate relief efforts. In this regard, […]

Prelate to Preside Over Divine Liturgy at the Armenian Apostolic Church of Crescenta Valley

On Sunday, August 23, 2020, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at the Armenian Apostolic Church of Crescenta Valley. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale.

Prelacy Schools Commence 2020-2021 Academic Year

On Monday, August 17, Prelacy Schools commenced the 2020-2021 academic year, however due to ongoing state and local mandates, classes will continue to be held virtually to ensure the health and safety of our students and parents, principals and teachers. We wish for a safe and productive school year with the hope of an end […]

Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God Celebrated in Prelacy Churches

On Sunday, August 16, 2020, the feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God was celebrated in Prelacy Churches with Divine Liturgy and the traditional blessing of grapes. Given that the feast marks the name day of St. Mary’s Church of Glendale, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy, delivered the sermon, […]

Divine Liturgy and Blessing of Grapes in Prelacy Churches on the Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God

On Sunday, August 16, 2020, the Armenian Apostolic Church will celebrate the feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God, which is also the name day of St. Mary’s Church of Glendale. On this occasion, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy and conduct the blessing of madagh and grapes at […]

Prayers for Lebanon Offered in Prelacy Churches

Following the catastrophic explosion in Beirut on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 which devastated the port and large portions of the city, by the ordinance of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Sunday, August 9, “Der Voghormya” prayers were offered in Prelacy Churches beseeching God to grant healing to the thousands of wounded and peace and […]

Super King Markets Proprietors Fermanian Families Pledge $25,000 in Support of Armenian Community of Lebanon

In light of the humanitarian crisis in Beirut caused by the explosions on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, and in response to a community-wide appeal by the Pan Armenian Council of the Western United States, the Fermanian families, proprietors of Super King Markets and devoted sponsors of our community and Prelacy, have expressed their solidarity to […]

“Der Voghormya” and Requiem Prayers for Victims of Beirut Explosions

On Sunday, August 9, during Divine Liturgy in all Prelacy Churches, “Der Voghormya” prayers will be offered for the full recovery of those wounded by the Beirut blasts and for the peace and wellbeing of Lebanon and its people, and requiem prayers will be offered for the souls of the deceased. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, […]

Announcement and Appeal Regarding Beirut Explosions

“He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.” (Psalm 91:2) Our hearts are filled with sorrow following the explosion which rocked Beirut on the evening of Tuesday, August 4, 2020, resulting in hundreds of fatalities, thousands wounded, dozens still missing, and catastrophic destruction. The blast affected the Armenian community […]

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