2016 News Archives

“Year of Service” Message of His Holiness Aram I

To: Prelates of Prelacies of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, Clergy, National Representative Assemblies, Executive Councils, and the Faithful of the Armenian nation, During this blessed season of the manifestation of the Son of God and the New Year, we greet you with fatherly blessings and warm Christian love from the Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias. […]

Two Members of the Cilician Brotherhood Called to Serve Within the Western Prelacy

H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian and the Religious and Executive Councils are pleased to announce that in response to their request, His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, has assigned two young members of the Brotherhood to serve within the Western Prelacy. Very Rev. Fr. Dajad Ashekian and Very Rev. Fr. Barouyr […]

Weekly News – January 15, 2016

EPISCOPAL DIVINE LITURGY AND BLESSING OF MADAGH ON THE NAME DAY OF ST. GARABED CHURCH IN HOLLYWOOD – READING OF “YEAR OF SERVICE” PONTIFICAL MESSAGE On Thursday, January 14, 2016 the Armenian Apostolic Church commemorated the Feast of St. John the Forerunner, which is also the name day of St. Garabed Church of Hollywood and […]

North Hollywood Parish Celebrates 7th Anniversary

On Sunday, January 10, 2016, the North Hollywood parish celebrated the 7th anniversary of its establishment with Divine Liturgy celebrated by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, who also delivered the sermon and conducted the blessing of madagh on this occasion. Parish Priest Archpriest Fr. Nareg Pehlivanian and deacons assisted at the altar. The Prelate’s sermon […]

Strong Show of Support at Prelate’s New Year and Christmas Dinner

On the evening of Wednesday, January 6, 2016, over 500 guests gathered at “Bagramian” Hall of Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello for the traditional New Year and Christmas Dinner of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The annual dinner organized by the Ladies Auxiliary brings together dignitaries, representatives of parishes and community organizations, benefactors, sponsors, and […]

Western Prelacy Publishes New Book by Jacques Hagopian

Over the years the Western Prelacy has published a number of books by poet and educator Jacques Hagopian. His most recent book, “The Golden Waterfall,” a collection of spiritual reflections, poetry and prose, was published by the Prelacy in late 2015. In the prologue, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, praises Jacques Hagopian the poet, scholar, […]

Christmas and Christmas Eve Services within the Western Prelacy

On Wednesday, January 6, 2016 the Armenian Church celebrated the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ. Within the Western Prelacy, the celebration began on the evening of Tuesday, January 5, Christmas Eve, with Divine Liturgy and Jrakalooyts service. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Christmas Eve Divine Liturgy at St. Garabed Church in […]

Weekly News – January 8, 2016

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I PROCLAIMS 2016 THE “YEAR OF SERVICE” His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, has proclaimed the year 2016 as the “Year of Service.” This proclamation of His Holiness emphasizing the importance of service in our church and community life will serve as an inspiration and guide throughout […]

Prelate Conducts Blessing of Water at Glendale Memorial Hospital

At the start of each year, a special prayer service and blessing of water is conducted at Glendale Memorial Hospital in celebration of the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ. This year’s service was held on the morning of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, Christmas Eve, conducted by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, who […]

Prelate Presides over Divine Liturgy and Blessing of Memorial Garden at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County

On Sunday, January 3, 2016, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County. Following the service, His Eminence presided over the blessing and opening of the new Memorial Garden sponsored by Mr. Garbis Arslanyan in memory of his wife Maryam. At the beginning […]

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