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Joint Clergy Conference of the Three North American Prelacies and Episcopal Divine Liturgy on the Feast of the Holy Translators

Following a longstanding tradition, every two years the Prelates and clergy from the Eastern U.S., Western U.S., and Canada gather for a joint clergy conference on the occasion of the feast of the Holy Translators. This year’s conference was organized by the Western Prelacy and held at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello from October 8-11, […]

Two Members of the Cilician Brotherhood Assigned to Serve within the Western Prelacy

H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the Religious and Executive Councils hereby announce that His Holiness Catholicos Aram I has assigned two members of the Brotherhood to serve within the Western Prelacy. Very Rev. Fr. Smpad Saboundjian and Very Rev. Fr. Ashod Khachadourian arrived in Los Angeles on Monday, October 7, 2019 and will soon […]

Episcopal Divine Liturgy and Ordination of Acolytes at the Crescenta Valley Church on the Feast of the Holy Translators

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, the Armenian Church will celebrate the feast of the Holy Translators. On this occasion, on Sunday, October 13, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at the Crescenta Valley Church. During the service, His Eminence will ordain four acolytes.

Ordination of Acolytes and Consecration of Sacred Paintings at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena, during which he conducted the ordination of eight acolytes and consecration of two new sacred paintings. Divine Liturgy was celebrated by parish pastor Rev. Fr. Boghos Baltayan. Among the faithful in attendance were St. Sarkis […]

House of Lebanon Cultural Center Grand Opening Ceremony

On Saturday, October 5, 2019, the grand opening of the House of Lebanon Cultural Center was held in Los Angeles. Participating in the ceremony were Ambassador Gabriel Issa, Consul General Mirna Khawly, dignitaries, Lebanese American Foundation members, and representatives of the Lebanese and Armenian communities. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and conveyed his blessings […]

Reception in Honor of Lebanese Ambassador Gabriel Issa

On Friday, October 4, 2019, a reception in honor of His Excellency Gabriel Issa, Ambassador of Lebanon to the United States, hosted by Consul General Mirna Khawly was held at the Consul’s residence in Los Angeles. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and members of the Lebanese-Armenian community attended.

Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry’s 14th Annual Walk of Life

On Saturday, October 5, 2019, the 14th annual Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry “Walk of Life” walk-a-thon was held to raise awareness and funds for the ABMDR’s mission. Rev. Fr. Ardak Demirjian participated on behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate.

Former Co-Editor of Marmara Newspaper Visits the Prelacy

On Friday, October 4, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of Makrouhi Hagopian, former co-editor of Marmara Newspaper in Turkey, who was accompanied by her brother Kevork Hagopian. The conversation centered on matters relating to the Armenian community locally and in Turkey. The guests thanked the Prelate for the opportunity to meet […]

Joint Clergy Conference of the Three North American Prelacies and Episcopal Divine Liturgy on the Feast of the Holy Translators

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, the Armenian Church will celebrate the feast of the Holy Translators. Every two years, clergy from the three North American Prelacies gather for a joint conference dedicated to this feast, which this year will take place from October 8-11 at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello. The conference will be presided […]

Ordination of Acolytes and Consecration of Sacred Paintings at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena. During the service, His Eminence will conduct the ordination of acolytes and consecration of two new sacred paintings. A reception will follow at “Andon Andonian” Hall. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, […]

USC Institute of Armenian Studies 15th Anniversary Gala Banquet

On Sunday, September 29, 2019, a gala banquet was held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel celebration the 15th anniversary of the USC Institute of Armenian Studies. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and Executive Council members attended. The program began with the national anthems. The evening included a tribute to Dr. Mihran Agbabian and John Berberian, […]

Fundraising Dinner in Support of Prelacy Schools in Lebanon

On Friday, September 27, 2019, a fundraising dinner in support of Prelacy Schools in Lebanon was held at “Dikranian” Hall in Encino presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and hosted by Executive Council Chair Garo Eshgian and his wife Sosse. In attendance were H.E. Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, Prelate of Lebanon, former Prelate H.E. Archbishop […]

Prelate of Lebanon Visits the Western Prelacy

On Friday September 27, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, Prelate of Lebanon, visited the prelacy and met with H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Executive Council chair Mr. Garo Eshgian was present at the meeting. Various issues were discussed during the meeting, including the support to the prelacy schools in Lebanon. A fundraising banquet will be […]

Sunday School Teachers Seminar at the Prelacy

On Saturday September 21, 2019, under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Sunday school teacher’s seminar took place at the Western Prelacy, where clergy and over 25 directors and teachers from various Prelacy church Sunday schools were in attendance. A vesper service was conducted at the Prelacy “Sts. Drtad and Ashkhen” Chapel, also […]

Divine Liturgy and Banquet in Honor of Very Rev. Fr. Barouyr Shernezian Ahead of His Return to Antelias

On Sunday, September 22, 2019, V. Reverend Father Barouyr Shernezian, Parish Pastor of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church of San Francisco, celebrated his Divine Liturgy prior to his departure to Antelias. After Badarak, a celebration banquet took place at the “Saroyan” Hall of the “Khachaturian Armenian Community Center” under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh […]

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