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Representatives from the Armenian Evangelical Church Paid A visit to the Western Prelacy

On Tuesday, January 12, 2020, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, received a delegation representing the Armenian Evangelical Church of America, which included the President of the Armenian Evangelical Association, Dr. Nazareth Darakjian, Executive Director Mr. Zaven Khanjian and Chairman of the Armenian Evangelical Union Rev. Henrik Shahnazaryan. The guests also congratulated the Prelate’s New Year […]

Mrs. Valentin Sarafian Donates $10,000 to the Western Prelacy

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ was celebrated within the Western Prelacy through Divine Liturgy and the blessing of water. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy, delivered his Christmas message, and conducted the blessing of water ceremony at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. After the […]

PRELATE’S FIRST DIVINE LITURGY IN ENCINO

CELEBRATING THE FEAST OF NATIVITY AND THEOPHANY AT HOLY MARTYR’S CHURCH On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the Feast of Nativity and Theophany was celebrated throughout all the churches of the Western Prelacy and live streamed on the church social sites. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated the Divine Liturgy and Blessing of the water at […]

Prelate’s First Divine Liturgy on the Occasion of the Feast of the Eve of Nativity and Theophany of Jesus Christ

“GRANT ME LIGHT, LORD, THE LIGHT OF WISDOM” STATED THE PRELATE It is the blessed moment of the Eve of Nativity and Theophany of Jesus Christ, on the evening of Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale. God Himself appears on earth as the Holy Child incarnate in the manger of Bethlehem. […]

PRELATE’S FIRST ADDRESS

“MORNING OF LIGHT” At this blessed moment, when we are gathered together in this house of God, the glorious church known as “St. Asdvadzadzin,” in Glendale, California, my soul – as the newly elected Prelate of the Western Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America – tells of its boundless joy, that after months […]

Mrs. Anahid Baghdadlian-Ohanesian & Her Daughter Sylvie Paid a Visit to the Newly Elected Prelate and Donated $10,000 to the Western Prelacy

On Monday, January 4, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed Mrs. Anahit Baghdadlian-Ohanesian and her daughter Sylvie to the Western Prelacy. During the visit, Mrs. Anahit conveyed her heartfelt wishes to the Prelate. As a sign of encouragement, she donated $10,000 to the Western Prelacy.  

Two-Day Congratulatory Visits H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan Welcomed Representatives of the Churches, Schools, Organizations and Associations

On Monday, December 22 and Tuesday, December 23, 2020, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed the congratulatory visits from representatives of churches, schools, communities, organizations who came to congratulate the Prelate on his election, as well as to express their heartfelt wishes, support and renewed their service to the Church. Parish Priests and members of […]

PRELATE’S NEW YEAR AND CHRISTMAS MESSAGE – 2021

LIVING HOPE RADIATES FROM THE MANGER IN BETHLEHEM Beloved brothers and sisters in Christ, The year 2020 was not a year filled with expectations that we were waiting for because of all the tribulations and problems that we faced. In February, the Corona virus struck the world and claimed millions of lives, causing the world […]

Mr. And Mrs. Sarkis And Nune Sepetjian Donate $50,000 to the Western Prelacy

On Tuesday, December 29, 2020, the Western Prelacy received a generous donation of $50,000 by one of the benefactors of the Prelacy, and one of the spiritual children of the Holy See of Cilicia and seminarian Mr. Sarkis Sepetjian and his wife Mrs. Nune Sepetjian. They previously had a telephone conversation with H.G. Bishop Torkom […]

Chairman of the Central Executive Council Visited the Prelate

On Monday, December 28, 2020, the Chairman of the Central Executive Council, Mr. Stepan Der Bedrosian, visited the H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, accompanied by members of the Central Committee, Mr. Vahe Yacoubian and Mr. Gaidzag Zetlian. The meeting was also attended by the Chairman of the Executive Council, Mr. Vahe Hovaguimian. Mr. Stepan Der […]

The Western Prelacy Celebrated The Feast of St. Stepanos the First Deacon and Protomartyr

On Saturday, December 26, 2020, the feast of St. Stepanos the first Deacon and Protomartyr was celebrated at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale, presided over by H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, with the participation of the clergy, deacons and sub-deacons. The ceremony was streamed on Facebook, where the faithful had the opportunity to view the […]

“Koharner” Musical Program from the Western Prelacy

On the initiative of H.G. Bishop Torokom Donoyan, Prelate, the Western Prelacy has established a new musical program presented by world-renowned singer Mr. Berge Kirazian. The program is called “Koharner”, during which fragments of the Armenian Church’s beautiful hymns and music will be presented to our faithful. Our believers can follow this program on the […]

H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan Celebrates First Divine Liturgy as the Prelate of the Western Prelacy

Deacon Mark Shirin and His Wife Margrit Donated $10,000 to the Western Prelacy in Support of its Programs

On Monday, December 21 2020, Deacon Mark Shirin (Holy Trinity Church in Fresno) and his wife Margrit, in honor of the newly elected Prelate of the Western Prelacy, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, donated ten thousand dollars to the Western Prelacy in support of the Prelate’s endeavors. Congratulating the Prelate, the Shirin family expressed their utmost […]

Baghdassarian Family Donates $10,000 to the Western Prelacy In Support of Its Humanitarian Programs

On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed Mrs. Hilda Baghdassarian and his son Gevig Baghdassarian (Executive Council member) at the Western Prelacy. Mrs. Hilda Baghdassarian congratulated His Grace on his election and conveyed best wishes of success and support to the Prelate’s and Prelacy’s future accomplishments. On behalf of Baghdassarian family, […]

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