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Sixth Annual Inter-School Recitation Contest

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School hosted the sixth annual inter-school recitation contest organized by the Board of Regents of Prelacy Schools under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Rev. Fr. Ghevont Kirazian attended, delivered the invocation and conveyed the blessings of His Eminence. Over 100 students from the […]

Rose and Alex Pilibos School 49th Anniversary Banquet

On Friday, March 15, 2019, Rose and Alex Pilibos School celebrated its 49th anniversary with a banquet held at Glen Arden Club in Glendale under the auspices and with the presence of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. In attendance were State Senator Anthony Portantino, who also conveyed his congratulations and presented a proclamation, ARF Central […]

Requiem Service in Memory of Patriarch Mesrob II Mutafyan

As previously reported, His Beatitude Archbishop Mesrob II Mutafyan, Patriarch of the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople, entered eternal rest on March 8, 2019. By the ordinance of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Sunday, March 10, “Der Voghormya” prayer was offered in all Prelacy Churches for the repose of the Patriarch’s soul. Extreme unction and […]

Vartanants Celebration at the Armenian Society of Los Angeles

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, a celebration of St. Vartanants was held at the hall of the Armenian Society of Los Angeles in Glendale. Rev. Fr. Ghevont Kirazian attended on behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Together with other clergy present, Fr. Ghevont conducted the opening prayer, conveyed the greetings and blessings of His […]

Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Hosts Traditional Great Lent Luncheon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, the traditional Great Lent luncheon organized annually by the Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary took place at Legacy Banquet Hall in Glendale presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Prior to the luncheon, the Prelate presided over Sunrise service at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, […]

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Prelate Presides Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Church in Fresno – “Der Voghormya” Prayer for the Soul of Patriarch Mesrob II Mutafyan and Requiem for ARF Members

On March 10, 2019, the second Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Expulsion, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at Holy Trinity Church in Fresno. By the ordinance of the Prelate, on this day, “Der Voghormya” prayers were offered for the soul of Archbishop Mesrob II Mutafyan […]

Armenian Relief Society Western Region Celebrates 35th Anniversary

On Saturday, March 9, 2019, the Armenian Relief Society of the Western U.S. celebrated its 35th anniversary with a gala held at the Glendale Hilton. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended the celebration, delivered the invocation and his message. Among those in attendance were ARF Central Committee member Garo Madenlian, Executive Council members Meher Der […]

Prelate to Preside over Divine Liturgy at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County

March 17, 2019 is the third Sunday of Great Lent, called Sunday of the Prodigal Son. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County. Following the service, the Prelate will preside over the dedication ceremony of a renovated classroom and faculty office […]

Patriarch Mesrob II Mutafyan Enters Eternal Rest – “Der Voghormya” Prayer to be Offered in Prelacy Churches

With deep sorrow we received news that His Beatitude Archbishop Mesrob II Mutafyan, Patriarch of the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople, entered eternal rest on March 8, 2019. His Holiness Catholicos Aram I and the Holy See of Cilicia Brotherhood expressed their condolences to Patriarchal Vicar H.E. Archbishop Aram Ateshian, Brotherhood, clergy, and the Armenian community […]

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

March 10, 2019, is the second Sunday of Great Lent, called Sunday of the Expulsion. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Trinity Church in Fresno. In honor of the 128th anniversary of the ARF and by the request of the ARF “Tehlirian” Gomideh, prayers will […]

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

On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, the first Sunrise Service of Great Lent was conducted in Prelacy Churches, with H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presiding over the service and delivering his message at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. Among those in attendance were members of the parish Ladies Guild, ARS “Anahid” chapter, and Ferrahian High School […]

Prelate Welcomes Homenetmen Western Regional Executive

On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of the recently elected Homenetmen Western Regional Executive, headed by Chairman Hagop Tufenkjian. His Eminence was joined by Executive Council Chairman Garo Eshgian. The Prelate greeted and congratulated the new board members, commended the exemplary service and mission of Homenetmen, and lauded […]

ARS Saturday School Students Celebrate the Eve of Great Lent

On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, ARS Saturday School students gathered at Armenian Sisters’ Academy in Montrose to collectively celebrate the eve of Great Lent. The event was organized by the Saturday Schools’ Board. By the ordinance of the Prelate, Rev. Fr. Ghevont Kirazian attended and spoke to the young students about the meaning and traditions […]

Inter-Prelacy Christian Education Conference at the Catholicosate

On Friday, March 1st, 2019, Inter-Prelacy Christian Education Committee of the Catholicosate of Cilicia convened its two-day conference in Antelias under the auspices of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I. The conference was organized by the Holy See of Cilicia Christian Education Department. The Committee, which is chaired by H.G. Bishop Meghrig Parikian and coordinated by […]

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