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Prelate Presides over First Sunrise Service and ARS Great Lent Luncheon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino

In keeping with a time-honored tradition, on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over the first Sunrise service of Great Lent at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino and delivered his message. Ferrahian School juniors and seniors attended the service. The Prelate focused his message to the students, inviting them to renew […]

Prelate Presides Over Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino on the Eve of Great Lent

BLESSING AND PRESENTATION OF HOMENETMEN “ST. MESROB MASHDOTS” RELIGIOUS CURRICULUM CROSS-PINS REQUIEM FOR ARS MEMBERS & BATTLE OF MARASH VICTIMS On Sunday, February 23, 2020, the eve of Great Lent, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. During the service, His Eminence blessed […]

Holy See of Cilicia Seminary 90th Anniversary Celebration

2020 marks the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Holy See of Cilicia Seminary in Lebanon. This milestone anniversary will be fittingly celebrated in all Catholicosate Prelacies, including within the Western Prelacy. Accordingly, on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., a celebration-concert will take place at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale under the […]

Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Annual Great Lent Luncheon

On Wednesday, March 4, 2020, the annual Great Lent luncheon organized by the Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary will take place at Vertigo Event Venue in Glendale (400 W. Glenoaks Blvd.) under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 p.m., and will be preceded by Sunrise Service in all […]

Great Lent Sunrise and Vigil Services

During the Lenten season, Sunrise and Vigil services will take place in Prelacy Churches on Wednesday mornings and Friday evenings respectively. Following a time-honored tradition, on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over the first Sunrise service and deliver his message at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. Ferrahian students will […]

Prelate to Preside over Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino on the Eve of Great Lent

– BLESSING & PRESENTATION OF HOMENETMEN “ST. MESROB MASHDOTS” RELIGIOUS CURRICULUM CROSS-PINS – REQUIEM FOR ARS MEMBERS & MARASH MASSACRE VICTIMS IN PRELACY CHURCHES Sunday, February 23, 2020 is the eve of Great Lent (Poon Paregentan). H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Martyrs Church in […]

Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Sts. Vartanants

On Thursday, February 20, 2020, clergy and faithful gathered at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena to commemorate the feast of St. Vartanants. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy, which was celebrated by Rev. Fr. Ardak Demirijan who also delivered the sermon. Prior to the sermon, the Prelate presided over the special service […]

Ferrahian School 8th Grade Class Pays Annual Vartanants Visit to the Prelacy

On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, the 8th grade class of Ferrahian School paid its annual visit to the Prelacy on the occasion of Sts. Vartanants. The students were accompanied by Vice-Principal Vartkes Nalbandian and teachers. The visit began at the “St. Dertad and St. Ashkhen” Chapel where H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, led the Lord’s […]

Special Service and Clergy Conference on the Feast of St. Ghevontiants

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, a day-long commemoration of the feast of St. Ghevontiants took place at the Armenian Apostolic Church of North Hollywood, presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of clergy members. The day began with night and morning service, which included the intercessory prayer “Christ our Lord” through […]

Feast of the Presentation of our Lord to the Temple at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale – Annual Dinner with Homenetmen Scouts

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord to the Temple was celebrated in Prelacy Churches with a special eve of the feast service which featured the Blessing of the Four Corners of the World (Antasdan), blessing of infants and children, and lighting of the bonfire symbolizing the Light of […]

ANCA-WR Board Members Visit the Prelacy

On Friday, February 14, 2020, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of ANCA-WR Board members Hermineh Pakhanians, Lina Davidian, Esq., and Raffi Sarkissian, and Director of Government Affairs Arsen Shirvanyan. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the ANCA-WR’s recent activities with a focus on the upcoming Census in April. The guests […]

Prelate Welcomes Historian Mher Hovhannisyan

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of Mher Hovhannisyan, historian and Associate Professor at the Department of Armenian History at Yerevan State University, who was joined by Board of Regents Chair Lisa Gaboudian, member Dr. Hasmig Baran, and staff member Tamar Tufenkdjian. Dr. Hovhannisyan is in Los Angeles […]

Special Service and Bonfire on the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord to the Temple

On Friday, February 14, 2020, the Armenian Apostolic Church will observe the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord to the Temple. The Feast will be celebrated in Prelacy Churches on the evening of Thursday, February 13. Parents will have the opportunity to present their infants and young children to the Church in the example […]

Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry Members Visit the Prelacy

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry representatives, headed by President Dr. Frieda Jordan. Archpriest Fr. Nareg Pehlivaian joined in the visit. Dr. Jordan first expressed thanks to the Prelate for welcoming them to the Prelacy each year to hear about the ABMDR’s […]

St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena Name Day Celebration

On Sunday, February 9, 2020, St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena celebrated its name day with Episcopal Divine Liturgy and the blessing of madagh conducted by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Rev. Fr. Boghos Baltayan assisted at the altar. Among the faithful in attendance were Church benefactors Sarkis and Suzan Kitsinian and family members. The Prelate […]

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