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The Prelate Welcomed Members from the Holy Trinity Church of Fresno to the Prelacy

On Wednesday, March 4, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed a congratulatory visit by a delegation from Holy Trinity Church of Fresno, led by Church pastor Very Rev. Fr. Ashod Khachadourian. The delegation consisted of Honorary Consul Deacon Berj Apkarian, member of the Executive Council and church delegate, Mr. Bill Sahatdjian and Mrs. Serpouhie […]

Sunday of the Prodigal Son and Requiem Service for ARS Members

On February 28, 2021, the Armenian Apostolic Church celebrated the Sunday of the Prodigal Son. It is a customary tradition that on the final Sunday of February, a special requiem service is conducted for the souls of A.R.S. members. Under the auspices of H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, the requiem service took place at all […]

Episcopal Divine Liturgy at Holy Cross Cathedral on the Feast of Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ to the Temple

On Sunday, February 14, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated his first Divine Liturgy as Prelate of the Western Prelacy, at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello, on the Feast of Presentation of our Lord Jesus Christ to the Temple. The Prelate commenced his message with the following words; “We thank God for giving us […]

Feast of Sts. Ghevontiants and Vartanants Within the Western Prelacy

On Wednesday, February 10, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino, on the occasion of the Feast of Sts. Ghevontiants and Vartanants. The clergy members served on the altar. In his message, the Prelate highlighted the significance of the feast, with the following explanation: 1. Sts. Ghevontiants […]

Name-Day Celebration of St. Sarkis Church “Rich Is He Who Has Jesus Christ in His Life” Stated the Prelate

On Sunday, January 30, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated his first Episcopal Divine Liturgy at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena. The Prelate stated; “Praise the Lord, for He granted us this day to be together at St. Sarkis Church. Today, I am sure that the Divine Liturgy will be an occasion of spiritual […]

Congratulatory Visit from the Representatives of Vahan & Anoush Chamlian Armenian School

On Thursday, January 28, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed the representatives from Vahan and Anoush Chamlian Armenian School at the Western Prelacy, which included Dr. Talin Karkodorian, Principal, Mr. Artin Ghazarian, Chairman of the Board of Education and member Mr. Ara Soudjian. The representatives congratulated the Prelate on his election and conveyed their […]

The Prelate Welcomed Representatives from Holy Cross Cathedral

On Wednesday, January 27, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed the Dean of Holy Cross Cathedral of Montebello, Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian, Rev. Fr. Ashod Kambourian, Pastor, Mr. Hamo Kasparian, chairman of the Board of Trustees, and members of the Board of Trustees. During the meeting, issues concerning the lives of Armenians and […]

2021 – Year of Artsakh

To the Prelates, The Clergy, The Community Leaders of the Great House of Cilicia and to the daughters and sons of our people, At the year 2021 begins, from the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia in Antelias, we greet and bless the National General Assembly, the Religious and Executive Councils of the National […]

First Episcopal Visit to St. Garabed Church of Las Vegas – “Rev. Fr. Artsakh, in Honor of Armenian Artsakh” Stated the Prelate

On Saturday, January 23, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, departed to Las Vegas with members of the Western Prelacy Religious Council chair Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian, and members Very Rev. Fr. Smpad Saboundjian, Rev. Fr. Karekin Bedourian and Rev. Fr. Movses Shannakian. Also members of the Executive Council, Deacon Berj Apkarian, Mrs. Dzovig […]

First Episcopal Visit to St. Garabed Church of Las Vegas

On Saturday, January 23, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, will depart to Las Vegas to perform an evening service at St. Garabed Church, during which he will conduct Deacon Sevag Badoyan’s “Calling service to the Priesthood” ceremony at 5pm, followed by a meeting with local delegates, Board of Trustee members and benefactors of the […]

Name-Day Celebration at St. Garabed Church of Hollywood – “In the Presence of Its People, The Church Is a Beautiful Temple and a Magnificent Building,” Stated The Prelate

On Sunday, January 17, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, conducted his first Divine Liturgy as the newly elected Prelate at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood, delivered his message and celebrated the name day of Church. In attendance were representatives from clergy, national, educational and regional organizations. During the sermon, the Prelate summarizing his message […]

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The Principal and Representatives from Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School Paid a Visit to the Western Prelacy

On the afternoon of Thursday, January 14, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, received a delegation representing the Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School, led by the school’s Principal, Dr. Alina Dorian, accompanied by Mr. Vahe Tashjian, Chair of the School Board, and member Mr. Murad Shahinian, also member of the ARS Marie Postoyan Kindergarten, […]

Mr. & Mrs. Garo and Sosse Eshgian Donate $25,000 to the Catholicosate on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of His Holiness Aram I.’S Enthronement

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, benefactors Mr. and Mrs. Garo and Sosse Eshgian visited H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, and donated $25,000 to the Holy See of Cilicia, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Aram I. During the meeting, the Prelate once again praised the couple for their […]

Mr. Nazareth Kevonian and His Daughter Tamar Donated $10,000 to the Western Prelacy

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed Mr. Nazareth Kevonian and his daughter Tamar to the Western Prelacy. During the visit, they conveyed their sincere wishes to the Prelate for his upcoming endeavors, and as a sign of encouragement, they donated $10,000 to the Western Prelacy.

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