2014 News Archives

President of Artsakh Pays Annual Visit to the Prelacy on the Eve of Thanksgiving

Each year on Thanksgiving week, His Excellency Bako Sahakyan, President of Artsakh, arrives in Los Angeles to participate in the Armenia Fund Telethon held on Thanksgiving Day. On this occasion, the President pays his annual visit to the Prelacy to meet with H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Clergy, Executive Council, and Ladies Auxiliary members. President […]

Consecration of Sacred Paintings and New Stained Glass Door at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena

On Sunday, November 23, 2014, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena. During the service, His Eminence conducted the consecration of three sacred paintings and new stained glass door. Divine Liturgy was celebrated by Parish Pastor Rev. Fr. Boghos Baltayan. Faithful in attendance […]

Prelate Visits Tufenkian School on the Eve of Thanksgiving

Each year on the eve of Thanksgiving, the administration of Richard Tufenkian School organizes a Thanksgiving themed gathering, which this year was held on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. On this occasion, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, visited the School accompanied by Rev. Fr. Vazken Atmajian, and was hosted to a Thanksgiving lunch by School Director […]

Prelate Delivers Invocation at Armenia Fund Annual Gala

On Sunday, November 23, Armenia Fund Western Region 20th annual Gala was held at the Glendale Hilton with the attendance of His Excellency Bako Sahakyan, President of Artsakh, and H.E. Archbishop Barkev Martirosyan, Primate of Artsakh, and their delegation, Ambassador Tigran Sargsyan, Consul General Sergey Sarkisov, Armenia Fund Chairman Antranik Baghdasarian, and hundreds of supporters. […]

Lebanese Independence Day Reception

On Saturday, November 22, the Consul General of Lebanon Johnny Ibrahim and his wife hosted a reception celebrating the 71st anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Lebanon. The event was held at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades. Rev. Fr. Boghos Tinkjian attended and conveyed the Prelate’s well wishes. He was joined […]

Weekly News – November 21, 2014

CONSECRATION OF SACRED PAINTINGS AND NEW STAINED GLASS DOOR AT ST. SARKIS CHURCH IN PASADENA On Sunday, November 23, 2014, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena. During the service, His Eminence will conduct the consecration of three sacred paintings and new […]

Fethiye Cetin Visits the Prelacy

On Friday, November 14, 2014, Turkish lawyer, writer, and human rights activist Fethiye Çetin visited the Prelacy where she was greeted by members of the Catholicosate Central Executive, Prelacy Religious and Executive Councils, and Ladies Auxiliary. Ms. Çetin is the grandchild of an ethnic Armenian who was taken from her family during the Genocide and […]

Armenian Apostolic Church Second Bishops’ Synod Held in Etchmiadzin

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, the second Bishops’ Synod convened in Etchmiadzin with the blessings and presence of His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, and His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia.The Synod brought together 61 Archbishops and Bishops from the Armenian Apostolic Church around the world. Items on […]

Requiem Prayers For Artsakh Defense Army Pilots

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014, a military helicopter of the Artsakh Defense Army was shot down by Azerbaijan near the border town of Aghdam. The helicopter was conducting training exercises and was not armed. All three crew members, Major Sergey Sahakyan, Senior Lieutenant Sarkis Nazaryan, and Lieutenant Azat Sahakyan, were killed in the attack. The […]

Prelate Salutes Glendale City Council Vote on Armenian Genocide Museum/Memorial

For Immediate Release                                        Contact: Berdj Karapetian November 5, 2014                                                 (818) 426-1178 Glendale City Council Unanimously Approves Initiating Negotiations on Property Slated for the Armenian American Museum and Memorial Monument Glendale, CA – All five members of the Glendale City Council voted on November 4, 2014, in favor of a motion to enter into an Exclusive […]

Prelate Travels to Antelias and Etchmiadzin

On Monday, November 3, 2014, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, traveled to Antelias, Lebanon, to join the Bishops of the Holy See of Cilicia Brotherhood for the upcoming Bishops’ Synod to be held in Etchmiadzin next week. The Synod will be presided over by H.H. Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, and H.H. Aram I, […]

Prelate Participates in Groundbreaking of Armenian Genocide Monument at Fresno State

By the invitation of the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee of Fresno, on Sunday, November 2, 2014, hundreds gathered at the courtyard of Fresno State for the groundbreaking of the Armenian Genocide monument. Guests included clergy, elected officials, university officials, community leaders and members. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, participated in the ceremony. He was accompanied […]

Fresno Community Celebrates 100th Anniversary of the Consecration of Holy Trinity Church

The weekend of November 1, 2014 was a historic one for the Fresno parish family as the community gathered to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the consecration of Holy Trinity Church with Episcopal Divine Liturgy and a gala banquet. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, arrived in Fresno on Saturday, November 1st to preside over the […]

Prelate Visits New Honorary Consul in Fresno

On the weekend of November 1, 2014, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, was in Fresno to preside over the centennial celebration of the consecration of Holy Trinity Church. Given that the Prelate was unable to attend the official opening of the new Armenian Consulate in Fresno, His Eminence took the opportunity to pay a congratulatory […]

Prelate Delivers Invocation at ANCA-WR Annual Banquet

On Sunday, November 2, 2014, the annual banquet of the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region was held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Prelate attended and conveyed his blessings and well wishes to the ANCA family and to the evening’s honorees, who were; President Bako Sahakyan, Near East Foundation, Mr. Vahe Karapetian, […]

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