2013 News Archives

Weekly News – December 27, 2013

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER LAST DIVINE LITURGY OF THE YEAR AT HOLY CROSS CATHEDRAL IN MONTEBELLO On Sunday, December 29, 2013, the last Divine Liturgy of this year will be celebrated in Prelacy Churches. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello. The […]

Commemorating the Legacy of St. Stephen the Protomartyr

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 was the Feast of St. Stepehen the protomartyr and first deacon.  On Sunday, December 22nd, sermons in Prelacy Churches focused on the life and example of St. Stephen.  H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino.  Given that St. Stephen […]

Las Vegas Review-Journal Article on St. Garabed Church Statue

Click the link below for an article which appeared in the Las Vegas Review-Journal on “The Surviving Mother” statue at St. Garabed Church of Las Vegas. http://www.reviewjournal.com/view/sunrise/statue-honors-armenian-women-who-survived-republic-s-1915-genocide

Weekly News – December 20, 2013

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AND SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM AT HOLY MARTYRS CHURCH IN ENCINO On Tuesday, December 24, the Armenian Apostolic Church will observe the Feast of St. Stephen the Proto-Martyr.  Given that St. Stephen was also the first deacon, this feast is a celebration of deacons and altar servers.  Thus, on […]

Prelate’s New Year and Christmas Dinner

  On Monday, January 6, 2014, Christmas Day, the Prelacy family of clergy, councils, and parishes, joined by representatives of sister organizations and sponsors, will gather at Bagramian Hall in Montebello to collectively celebrate the New Year and Christmas at the traditional “Prelate’s New Year and Christmas Dinner”. The annual dinner, initiated by the Religious […]

Prelacy Publishes Student Prayer Book Dedicated to the Year of the Armenian Mother

In celebration of the “Year of the Armenian Mother” proclaimed by His Holiness Aram I, throughout the year various events were held in the Prelacy and its parishes honoring the virtues and contributions of mothers to society. We are pleased to announce that on this occasion, the Prelacy recently published a book titled “Student Prayers […]

Prelate Celebrates Divine Liturgy at Crescenta Valley Parish

  On Sunday, December 15, 2013, by the invitation of the Pastor and Board of Trustees of the Armenian Apostolic Church of Crescenta Valley, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at the parish, which holds its services at the Prelacy Hall.  Executive Council members Mr. Meher Der Ohanessian and […]

Harout Pamboukjian Visits the Prelate

On Tuesday, December 17, 2013, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirosian, Prelate, received the visit of legendary singer Harout Pamboukjian, who had come to personally request for His Eminence to preside over the funeral service for his wife Rouzanna who had just recently passed away. The Prelate once again expressed his condolences, praying for her soul to […]

Prelate Attends Meet and Greet with Senator Darrell Steinberg

  On Friday, December 13, the Prelate attended a meet and greet with California Senate President Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg hosted by the ANCA – WR at Peschekerian Center in Glendale. Among the official guests in attendance were Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian, Glendale City Councilmember Zareh Sinanyan, and Glendale Board of Education members […]

Prelate Attends Retirement Celebration for Glendale Police Chief Ronald De Pompa

On Thursday, December 12, the Glendale Police Foundation and the Glendale Police Department held a retirement celebration dinner honoring Chief Ron De Pompa’s 36 years of service to the community and welcoming new Chief Robert Castro. The Prelate attended the celebration where he delivered the invocation and his message.  He was accompanied by Rev. Fr. […]

Weekly News – December 13, 2013

PRELATE TO CELEBRATE DIVINE LITURGY AT THE CRESCENTA VALLEY PARISH Saturday, December 14 is the Feast of St. James of Nisibis.  On this occasion, we congratulate our faithful bearing the name Hagop. By the invitation of the Crescenta Valley Church Pastor and Board of Trustees, on Sunday, December 15, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will […]

Prelate Presides over St. Gregory Church 47th Anniversary Celebration in San Francisco

On Saturday, December 7, 2013, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, traveled to San Francisco where he joined the parish community in celebrating the 47th anniversary of the establishment of St. Gregory Church. On Saturday evening, the Prelate attended a New Year and Christmas dinner organized by the Ladies Auxiliary and hosted by Mr. and Mrs. […]

Chamlian School First Graders Visit Prelacy to Convey Christmas Greetings to the Prelate

On many occasions throughout the year, students of Prelacy Schools visit the Prelacy to meet with H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, receive his paternal blessings and message, and become better acquainted with the Prelacy and its endeavors.  Each year prior to the Christmas break, the first grade class of Vahan and Anoush Chamlian pays a […]

Presentation of Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian’s New Book Held at the Prelacy

On the evening of Friday, December 6, 2013, the Western Prelacy hosted the book presentation of Christian Education Director Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian’s The Christian Armenian Family and Christian Education.  The event was held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate and was organized by the Board of Trustees of the North […]

Weekly News – December 6, 2013

EPISCOPAL DIVINE LITURGY ON THE 47TH ANNIVERSARY OF ST. GREGORY CHURCH IN SAN FRANCISCO This weekend, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will travel to San Francisco to join the parish community in celebrating the 47th anniversary of the establishment of St. Gregory Church. On Sunday, December 8, 2013, the Prelate will celebrate Divine Liturgy and […]

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