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Chamlian School Vice-Principal Rita Kaprielian awarded Western Prelacy “St. Ashkhen” Medal

On Thursday, June 13, 2019, the last of commencement ceremonies of Prelacy Schools took place at Glendale High School Auditorium with the 8th grade graduation of Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and conveyed his message. He was joined by Archpriest Fr. Vazken Atmajian, Archpriest Fr. Gomidas Torossian, Executive Council […]

Prelate to Preside over Divine Liturgy at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood

On Sunday, June 16, 2019, Father’s Day, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood and deliver his message. In keeping with a longstanding tradition, during the service the parish will honor two exemplary fathers in the community, Onnig Berberian and Gary Daglian. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, […]

Prelacy Schools’ Commencement Ceremonies

At the close of the 2018-2019 academic year, in the first two weeks of June Prelacy Schools held their commencement ceremonies under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The Prelate, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, and clergy attended and conveyed their blessings and congratulations. Representatives of the Executive Council, Board of Regents, […]

Prelate Presides over Divine Liturgy and Father’s Day Luncheon at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena on Pentecost – Prayers for the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry in Prelacy Churches

On Sunday, June 9, 2019, the feast of Pentecost, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena. By the request of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR) and the directive of the Prelate, on this day prayers were offered in all Prelacy Churches […]

Prelate to Preside over Divine Liturgy at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena on Pentecost – Prayers for the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry in Prelacy Churches

On Sunday, June 9, 2019, the Armenian Apostolic Church will commemorate the feast of Pentecost, the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena. By the request of the Armenian […]

Prelate Attends Ararat Home Monthly Luncheon Sponsored by the ARS

On the first Tuesday of each month, the Ladies Auxiliary of Ararat Home organizes a luncheon at “Deukmejian” Ballroom. Traditionally, the Armenian Relief Society Western Regional Executive and chapters participate in the sponsorship of the June luncheon, which this year was held on June 4, 2019. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and conveyed his […]

Spiritual Concert Dedicated to Gomidas Vartabed’s 150th Anniversary

On Friday, May 31, 2019, the 150th anniversary of Gomidas Vartabed’s birth was fittingly commemorated with a beautiful spiritual concert held at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena under the auspices of and with the presence of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The concert was organized by the Parish Pastor and Board of Trustees and featured […]

Reception in Honor of Armenia’s Minister of High-Tech Industry

On Friday, May 31, 2019, a reception in honor of Hakob Arshakyan, Republic of Armenia Minister of High-Tech Industry, was held at the Consulate General of Armenia hosted by Consul General Dr. Armen Baibourtian. In attendance were community leaders and Glendale city officials. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and conveyed his well wishes.   […]

U.S. Postal Service Releases Commemorative Stamps in Honor of Vocal Legend Ellada Chakhoyan

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, a special event was held at Allegro Restaurant in Glendale on the release of commemorative postal stamps honoring vocal legend and Distinguished Honorary Artist of Armenia Ellada Chakhoyan’s 45-year long career as a world-renowned soprano. The event was organized by the VM Foundation and “Arpa” Armenian Philatelic Association. Rev. Fr. […]

Feast of Ascension Celebration

On Thursday, May 30, 2019, the feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ was celebrated with Divine Liturgy and a luncheon. Divine Liturgy was celebrated at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of clergy members. Rev. Fr. Arsen Kassabian celebrated Divine Liturgy and […]

Prelate to Preside over Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Church in Fresno

June 2nd, 2019 is the seventh Sunday of Eastertide, which is known as Second Palm Sunday. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Trinity Church in Fresno. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Cross Cathedral […]

In Memoriam: Archpriest Fr. Moushegh Der Kaloustian

On Friday, May 24, 2019, the Eastern Prelacy family mourned the passing of Archpriest Fr. Moushegh Der Kaloustian. Fr. Moushegh served as pastor of St. Illuminator’s Cathedral in New York for 28 years until his retirement, at which time he continued to serve the Eastern Prelacy as an Outreach priest. He previously served as Pastor […]

Prayers for the Republic and Flag Blessing on the 101st Anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia

On Sunday, May 26, 2019, the 101st anniversary of the first Republic of Armenia was celebrated in Prelacy Churches with Thanksgiving Prayers for the Republic and the blessing of the Armenian flag. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy, conducted Thanksgiving Prayers for the Republic, and delivered his message at Holy Martyrs Church […]

Prayers for the Republic and Blessing of the Armenian Flag in Prelacy Churches

On Sunday, May 26, 2019, the 101st anniversary of the first Republic of Armenia will be celebrated in Prelacy Churches with Thanksgiving Prayers for the Republic and the blessing of the Armenian flag. At the conclusion of Divine Liturgy, requiem prayers will be offered for the heroes of Sardarabad, Gharakilise, Pash Abaran, and of other […]

Ari Guiragos Minassian School Students Visit the Prelacy

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, 5th and 6th grade students of Ari Guiragos Minassian School of Orange County paid a visit to the Prelacy. The students and accompanying teachers first gathered at “St. Dertad and St. Ashkhen” Chapel for a brief prayer service led by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, who was joined by Rev. […]

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