Current News

Prelate of Aleppo Pays a Courtesy Visit to the Western Diocese

On Friday, December 15, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and H.E. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo, accompanied by Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, paid a courtesy visit to the Western Diocese for a meeting with H.E. Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Primate. Archbishop Sarkissian reported on the current situation in Aleppo as well […]

Prelate of Aleppo Visits Western Prelacy Schools

During his visit to Los Angeles, H.E. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo, had the opportunity to visit a couple of Prelacy Schools. On Thursday, December 14, and on Friday, December 15, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and Archbishop Sarkissian visited Rose and Alex Pilibos and Vahan and Anoush Chamlian Schools respectively, accompanied by […]

Prelate Presides over Unveiling of the “Anita Torosian Literacy and Resource Center” at Chamlian School

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School family members gathered for the unveiling of the “Anita Torosian Literacy and Resource Center.” H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over the ceremony and delivered his message. He was accompanied by Rev. Fr. Ardak Demirjian. The program began with welcoming remarks by Mr. Raffi Hamparian, […]

Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Luncheon-Boutique

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the annual Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary New Year and Christmas Luncheon-Boutique was held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, at Glenoaks Ballroom in Glendale, hosted by Prelacy benefactor Mrs. Satig Der Ohanessian. The Prelate was joined by H.E. Arcbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo, Very Rev. Fr. […]

SARF Hosts “Recovery and Rebuilding” Benefit Dinner

On the evening of Wednesday, December 13, 2017, the Syrian Armenian Relief Fund (SARF) hosted a fundraising dinner in support of the recovery and rebuilding of the Armenian community in Syria, and especially in Aleppo. The dinner, which was held at Chevy Chase Country Club in Glendale, featured guest of honor H.E. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, […]

Prelate of Aleppo Visits Los Angeles

On Monday, December 11, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, returned from Lebanon after participating in the Catholicosate of Cilicia General Assembly. He was joined by H.E. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo, who by the invitation of the Syrian Armenian Relief Fund (SARF) arrived in Los Angeles to take part in events and meetings […]

St. Sarkis Church Annual Banquet

On Saturday, December 9, 2017, the annual banquet of St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena was held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, at “Great Caesar” Banquet Hall in Tujunga. The banquet was organized by the parish Pastor and Board of Trustees. Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, attended and conveyed the […]

Western Prelacy Delegation Participates in Catholicosate of Cilicia General Assembly

Under the presidency of His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the General Assembly of the Catholicosate of Cilicia convened in Antelias, Lebanon with the participation of around 130 clergy, lay delegates, and invited guests representing the Prelacies of the Holy See of Cilicia across the […]

Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary New Year and Christmas Luncheon-Boutique

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the annual Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary New Year and Christmas Luncheon-Boutique will be held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, at Glenoaks Ballroom (1320 W. Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale), beginning at 11:30 a.m. This year’s Luncheon-Boutique is hosted by Prelacy benefactor Mrs. Satig Der Ohanessian. Please contact the […]

Prelate and Western Prelacy Delegates to Participate in Catholicosate of Cilicia General Assembly

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the General Assembly of the Catholicosate of Cilicia will convene in Antelias, Lebanon under the presidency of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, and with the participation of Holy See of Cilicia Prelates and delegates. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and Western Prelacy delegates will participate in the four-day Assembly. The […]

Western Prelacy Jail Ministry Endeavors

During Thanksgiving week, the Western Prelacy jail ministry endeavors intensified to meet the growing spiritual needs of inmates and rehab patients during the holiday season. By the ordinance of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Chaplain Rafi Garabedian heads the jail ministry program, assisted by a number of clergy members. On Monday, November 20, 2017, for […]

Armenian Ecclesiastical Brotherhood’s Traditional Thanksgiving Celebration

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, the traditional Thanksgiving celebration of the Armenian Ecclesiastical Brotherhood was held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, at St. Garabed Church “Karapetian” Hall in Hollywood. Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, attended on behalf of the Prelate, accompanied by Archpriest Fr. Vicken Vassilian, Archpriest Fr. Nareg […]

Consulate General of Armenia Hosts Reception in Honor of Artsakh Delegation

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, the Consulate General of Armenia in Los Angeles hosted a reception in honor of the visiting Artsakh delegation, comprised of State Minister of the Republic of Artsakh Mr. Arayik Haroutyunyan, H.E. Archbishop Barkev Martirosyan, Primate of Artsakh, and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Artsakh to the United States Mr. […]

Artsakh Delegation Visits the Prelacy Ahead of Armenia Fund Telethon

Ahead of the Armenia Fund 20th International Telethon, on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, a delegation from the Republic of Artsakh paid an annual visit to the Prelacy. This year’s guests were H.E. Archbishop Barkev Martirosyan, Primate of Artsakh, Mr. Arayik Haroutyunyan, State Minister of the Republic of Artsakh, and Mr. Robert Avetisyan, Permanent Representative of […]

Prelate Visits Tufenkian Pre-School on the Occasion of Thanksgiving

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, Richard Tufenkian Pre-School and Kindergarten’s annual Thanksgiving celebration was held, with the participation of Director Mrs. Arsine Aghazarian, benefactor Mr. and Mrs. Ralph and Savey Tufenkian, School Board members, teachers, parents, and students. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended the celebration. He was accompanied by Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan, […]

Latest News

2017 – Year of Renewal

To: Prelates of the Prelacies of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, Clergy, National Representative Assemblies, Executive Councils and Faithful of the... [...]

Weekly TV Show

December 10, 2017 December 3, 2017