2016 News Archives

Presentation of Dr. Garbis Harboyan’s Books at the Prelacy

On Thursday, November 10, 2016, the presentation of Dr. Garbis Harboyan’s two latest medical books was held at the Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall, under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and in collaboration with Asbarez Daily Newspaper and the Armenian American Medical Society. The program began with the Lord’s Prayer, […]

Weekly News – November 11, 2016

EPISCOPAL DIVINE LITURGY AND ORDINATION OF DEACONS AT FORTY MARTYRS CHURCH IN ORANGE COUNTY – REQUIEM FOR HOMENETMEN MEMBERS On Sunday, November 13, 2016, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County. During the service, the Prelate will conduct the ordination of deacons. […]

Prelate Presides over Divine Liturgy at St. Garabed Church and Delivers Message to Sunday School Students

On Sunday, November 6, 2016, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood. Among the faithful in attendance were Sunday School students, to whom the Prelate conveyed his encouraging message. His Eminence greeted the parish family and faithful, and in particular the Sunday School […]

Prelate Congratulates Election of General Michel Aoun as President of Lebanon

Following the election of General Michel Aoun as the new President of Lebanon on Monday, October 31, 2016, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, sent a congratulatory letter to Consul General Johnny Ibrahim on behalf of the Western Prelacy family, the Armenian-American community, and the Lebanese-Armenian community in particular. “We thank God that a ray of […]

Weekly News – November 4, 2016

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT ST. GARABED CHURCH IN HOLLYWOOD On Sunday, November 6, 2016, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood. *** DR. GARBIS HARBOYAN’S LATEST BOOKS TO BE PRESENTED AT THE PRELACY On Thursday, November 10, a book […]

Special Tribute to Poet Jacques Hagopian

On Sunday, October 30, 2016, a beautiful and fitting tribute to renowned poet and educator Jacques Hagopian was held at Glendale Presbyterian Church in celebration of the scholar’s 100th birthday and 80th anniversary of extraordinary service and contributions to Armenian poetry and literature. The event was held under the patronage of the Consulate General of […]

Holy Martyrs Church of Encino Celebrates 53rd Anniversary

This year marked the 53rd anniversary of the consecration of Holy Martyrs Church of Encino. This joyous occasion was celebrated with Episcopal Divine Liturgy and the blessing of madagh on Sunday, October 30, 2016, and a banquet held on Friday, October 28. Both events were held under the auspices of and with the presence of […]

Annual Banquet of St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena

On Saturday, October 29, 2016, the annual banquet of St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena was held at “Great Caesar” Banquet Hall under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of parish family members, Executive Council members Mr. Avo Kechichian and Mrs. Therese Kemanjian, former California State Assembly Member and current […]

Community Tribute to Danish Missionary Maria Jacobsen

On Friday, October 21, 2016, a special tribute was held at Glendale Presbyterian Church paying homage to Danish missionary Maria Jacobsen, aka “Mama,” who saved thousands of Armenian orphans during the Genocide and later founded the Bird’s Nest Orphanage in Jbeil, Lebanon, to house and care for the young orphans. The event was a concert […]

Prelate Attends Armenian Independence Day Reception

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, a reception hosted by the Consul General of the Republic of Armenia in Los Angeles and Mrs. Sergey Sarkisov was held at the Beverly Hilton in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Armenia. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and conveyed his blessings and […]

Weekly News – October 28, 2016

EPISCOPAL DIVINE LITURGY AND BLESSING OF MADAGH ON THE 53RD ANNIVERSARY OF HOLY MARTYRS CHURCH IN ENCINO This weekend, Holy Martyrs Church of Encino parish family will celebrate the 53rd anniversary of the consecration of the church. To commemorate this anniversary, on Sunday, October 30, 2016, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy […]

Special Viewing of the Zeytun Gospels Canon Tables at the Getty Museum

By the invitation of Dr. Elizabeth Morrison, Senior Curator of Manuscripts at the Getty Museum, on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, the Honorable Sergey Sarkisov, Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles, Dr. Hayk Demoyan, Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute in Yerevan, and Mr. Vahe Hovaguimian, Executive Council Chair, visited […]

Dr. Hayk Demoyan Visits the Prelacy

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed to the Prelacy Dr. Hayk Demoyan, Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute in Yerevan. The discussion focused on the Armenian Genocide Centennial commemorations of the previous year and the topic “The End of the Third Republic? Or, what to Expect for Armenia’s Future,” which […]

Seminar for Sunday School Directors and Teachers Held at the Prelacy

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, Sunday School directors and teachers gathered at the Prelacy for a one-day seminar dedicated to Armenian Culture Month, organized by the Western Prelacy Sunday Schools’ Directorate. The day began with prayer at the “St. Dertad and St. Ashkhen” Chapel, presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian. A meditation on John 16:33 […]

St. Garabed Church Honors Community Members on the “Year of Service”

In light of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I’s “Year of Service” proclamation, on Thursday, October 20, 2016, the Pastor and Board of Trustees of St. Garabed Church of Hollywood honored over one hundred individuals who have served the community for twenty-five years or more through St. Garabed Church (Sunday School, Choir, Ladies Guild), Rose and […]

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