2014 News Archives

Pontifical Encyclical of His Holiness Aram I on the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

The year 2015 is the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Therefore, the year 2015 must become a different year in its depth and meaning with its goal and message for each and every Armenian. The Armenian Genocide has left an indelible imprint on the collective memory of the Armenian people. There is no Armenian […]

Weekly News – December 26, 2014

PONTIFICAL ENCYCLICAL ON THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE TO BE READ THIS SUNDAY On Sunday, December 28, 2014, the Pontifical Encyclical of His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia, on the occasion of the Genocide Centennial will be read at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Mother Cathedral in Antelias […]

Prelate’s New Year and Christmas Message

THE BIRTH OF THE SUN OF JUSTICE Once again we find ourselves amid the blessed Christmas season, our hearts abound with joy at the dawning of a New Year which brings with it new beginnings, new dreams, and new hopes, and our souls are heartened by the Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, radiating love […]

St. Sarkis Church Youth Group Members Spread Christmas Cheer to Ararat Home Residents

In honor of the “Year of the Elder”, on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, youth group members from St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena visited Ararat Home in Eagle Rock to convey New Year well wishes and spread Christmas cheer to the elderly residents. The members were accompanied by Parish Pastor Rev. Fr. Boghos Baltayan, Executive Council […]

Holy Martyrs Church Sunday School Celebrates 50th Anniversary

On Sunday, December 21, 2014, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over the annual New Year and Christmas program of Holy Martyrs Church Sunday School, which was held at Avedissian” Hall following Divine Liturgy. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Sunday School. Thus, on this occasion, Sunday School alumni from […]

Prelate Conveys New Year and Christmas Greetings During Visit to Mesrobian School

On Thursday, December 18, 2014, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, visited Mesrobian School in Montebello to convey his New Year and Christmas blessings and well wishes to the administration, teachers, and students. His Eminence was accompanied by Holy Cross Cathedral Dean, Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian, and Pastor, Rev. Fr. Asohd Kambourian. Retired priest Archpriest […]

Weekly News – December 19, 2014

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT HOLY MARTYRS CHURCH IN ENCINO On Sunday, December 21, 2014, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. Following the service, the Prelate will preside over the annual Christmas program of the Sunday School, which this year celebrates its 50th […]

Chamlian First Graders Pay Christmas Visit to the Prelacy

In keeping with a beautiful tradition established in recent years, on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, the first grade class of Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School visited the Prelacy to convey their New Year and Christmas well wishes to H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and to receive the blessings of His Eminence. The nearly 60 students, […]

Prelate Presents Pontifical “St. Mesrob Mashdots” Medals to Hamazkayin Ani Dance Company Directors

On Saturday, December 13, 2014, Hamazkayin Ani Dance celebrated its 40th anniversary with a spectacular performance held at the John Waye Performing Arts Center of Glendale High School. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended the celebration and on behalf of His Holiness Aram I presented “St. Mesrob Mashdots” medals to artistic directors Yeghia Hasholian and […]

Weekly News – December 12, 2014

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT HOLY CROSS CATHEDRAL IN MONTEBELLO On Saturday, December 13, the Armenian Apostolic Church observes the Feast of St. James of Nisibis. On this occasion, we congratulate our faithful bearing the name Hagop, wishing them the blessings of health and peace. On Sunday, December 14, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, […]

Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Luncheon-Boutique

On Thursday, December 4, 2014, over two hundred guests gathered at Vertigo Event Venue in Glendale to kick-off the holiday season at the annual Christmas Luncheon-Boutique organized by the Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary, which was held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and hosted by Mrs. Sylvia Karapetian. The event began with welcoming […]

Weekly News – December 5, 2014

REQUIEM ON THE 26TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIA EARTHQUAKE On Sunday, December 7, 2014 the Armenian nation will commemorate the 26th anniversary of the earthquake in Armenia. By the ordinance of the Prelate, requiem prayers will be offered in Prelacy Churches on this day for the souls of the victims. His Eminence will preside over […]

Prelate Welcomes Visit of Aleppo-Armenian Community Members

On Wednesday, November 26, 2014, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of a group of Aleppo-Armenians who have recently relocated to Los Angeles as a result of the turmoil in Syria. Executive Council Vice-Chair Dr. Dikran Babikian and Treasurer Mr. Meher Der Ohanessian participated in the meeting. The guests reported that they regularly […]

Prelate Delivers Invocation at Swearing-In Ceremony of Mayor Jack Hadjinian

On Tuesday, November 25, 2014, during a special ceremony held at Bagramian Hall of Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello, Jack Hadjinian was sworn in as the first Armenian Mayor of the City of Montebello. The Oath of Office was administered by L.A. County Sheriff-Elect Jim McDonnell. Mayor Hadjinian is a long time member of Holy […]

Weekly News – November 26, 2014

Dear faithful, On this Thanksgiving and each and every day of the year, let us rejoice and give thanks to our Lord God for His abundant blessings and most especially for His promise of redemption and salvation. May we always be mindful and grateful for all the good in our lives, and may we spread […]

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