2013 News Archives

Weekly News – November 15, 2013

“Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ” (Galatians 6:2) One week after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, claiming thousands of lives and leaving countless more injured and displaced, millions of people are in desperate need of essential aid such as food, water, shelter, clothing, and medicine. Our heart and prayers go […]

Prelate Welcomes Greek-Armenian Community Activists Mihran and Zarmine Kurdoghlian

  On Friday, November 15, 2013, Mr. Mihran Kurdoghlian, long-time educator, scholar, and community activist in Greece, visited the Prelacy accompanied by his wife Zarmine, also an educator.  The guests were joined by H.E. Archbishop Yeprem Tabakian, who is a close friend of the family. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the couple and congratulated […]

Holy Martyrs Church 50th Anniversary Banquet

Saturday, November 9, 2013, will forever be remembered as an unforgettable evening for the Holy Martyrs Church of Encino family as over five hundred faithful, guests, and friends, gathered at “Avedissian” Hall for the Church 50th anniversary banquet presided over by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Among the guests in attendance were H.E. Archbishop Yeprem […]

Prelate Welcomes Homenetmen Central Committee Members

  On Thursday, November 14, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed a delegation from the Homenetmen Central Executive Committee, composed of members Mr. Mihran Chimchirian (Lebanon), Mr. Vigen Davidian, and Mr. Hagop Tufenkjian. The Prelate welcomed the guests, and especially Mr. Chimchirian whom he has known for many years from Lebanon.  His Eminence praised the […]

Prelate Addresses Educators at Annual Professional Development Day

On Friday, November 8, the annual Professional Development Day organized by the Board of Regents of Prelacy Schools was held at Holy Martyrs Ferrahian School in Encino, with the participation of 450 teachers from Prelacy and non-Prelacy Armenian Schools. The Prelate presided over the opening of the seminar and conveyed his message to the participating […]

Weekly News – November 8, 2013

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT HOLY CROSS CATHEDRAL IN MONTEBELLO On Sunday, November 10, 2013, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello.  Rev. Fr. Boghos Tinkjian will celebrate Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon. *** PRELATE PRESENTS HAND CROSS TO MARONITE BISHOP ELIAS ZAIDAN […]

Prelate Bestows “St. Dertad” Medal on Architect Harmik Hacopian

On the evening of Thursday, November 7, 2013, the presentation of the second volume of architect Harmik Hacopian’s book “From the Pages of My Life” was held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, at the Armenian Society of Los Angeles center in Glendale. The Prelate, accompanied by Archpriest Fr. Nareg Pehlivanian and […]

Prelate Welcomes Haigazian University President Rev. Dr. Paul Haidostian

On Thursday, November 7, 2013, Rev. Dr. Paul Haidostian, President of Haigazian University in Lebanon, visited the Prelacy and met with H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate.  Rev. Haidostian is in the United States for the Haigazian University annual banquet to be held on Saturday, November 9 and to participate in board meetings.  He was accompanied […]

Holy Martyrs Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Commences with Episcopal Divine Liturgy and Ordination of Deacons and Stole-Bearers

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 Holy Martyrs Church of Encino commenced its 50th anniversary celebration with Episcopal Divine Liturgy celebrated by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, who also ordained deacons and stole-bearers on this special occasion.  Rev. Fr. Boghos Tinkjian and Parish Pastor Rev. Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian assisted at the altar.  H.E. Archbishop Yeprem Tabakian […]

Prelate Presents Hand Cross to Maronite Bishop Elias Zaidan

On Saturday, November 2nd, the Maronite community of Los Angeles celebrated the recent ordination and enthronement of His Excellency Elias A. Zaidan as Bishop of the Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon.  The banquet was organized by Our Lady of Mt. Lebanon – St. Peter Maronite Catholic Cathedral, and was held at the Beverly Hills […]

Weekly News – November 1, 2013

EPISCOPAL HOLY HIGH MASS AND ORDINATION OF DEACONS ON HOLY MARTYRS CHURCH 50TH ANNIVERSARY On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013, Holy Martyrs Church of Encino will celebrate its name day and 50th history with Episcopal Holy High Mass, ordination of deacons and stole-bearers, and the blessing of madagh. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine […]

“Year of the Armenian Mother” Culminates with Community-Wide Celebration

  For the past year, the Western Prelacy and its parishes and schools have been hosting events and activities celebrating the “Year of the Armenian Mother” proclaimed by His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia. The celebration of the “Year of the Armenian Mother” culminated with a community-wide event held under […]

Jerusalem Patriarch Archbishop Nourhan Manougian Visits the Prelacy

On Friday, October 25, 2013, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, Patriarch of Jerusalem, visited the Western Prelacy where he was welcomed by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, and members of the Religious Council, Executive Council, ARS, Homenetmen, and Hamazkayin.  His Beatitude was accompanied by members of the St. James Brotherhood, Very Rev. Fr. Baret Yerezian and […]

Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Hosts “Year Of The Armenian Mother” Lecture Luncheon

On Thursday, October 24, 2013, the Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary hosted a lecture luncheon at the “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall in celebration of the “Year of the Armenian Mother”. The event, held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, was one in a series held throughout the year in honor of […]

Weekly News – October 25, 2013

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT ST. GARABED CHURCH IN HOLLYWOOD On Sunday, October 27, 2013,  H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood. *** PRELATE ATTENDS HAMAZKAYIN THEATRE FESTIVAL By the invitation of the  Hamakzayin Western Region Executive, members of the […]

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