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Prayers for the Republic and Blessing of the Armenian Flag in Prelacy Churches

Thursday, May 28, marked the 102nd anniversary of the first Republic of Armenia. By the ordinance of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Sunday, May 31st, Thanksgiving Prayers for the Republic and the blessing of the Armenian flag will be conducted in Prelacy Churches. During requiem service, prayers will be offered for the souls of […]

Prelacy Churches to Reopen on Pentecost

On Sunday, May 31, 2020, the Armenian Apostolic Church will commemorate the feast of Pentecost, the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ. We are happy to report that earlier this week, government officials announced the reopening of Churches and houses of worship, albeit with some restrictions. Thus, after […]

Divine Liturgy Live Stream From All Prelacy Churches

Sunday, May 24, 2020, is the sixth Sunday after Easter, called Second Palm Sunday. As in previous weeks, Divine Liturgy will be celebrated within all Prelacy Churches and live streamed on the Facebook page of each individual Church. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale, which […]

Divine Liturgy in Celebration of the Feast of Ascension at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale

On Thursday, May 21, 2020, the feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ was celebrated at St. Mary’s Church with Divine Liturgy presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of clergy members. Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian celebrated Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon. The hymn dedicate to the […]

Divine Liturgy at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale on the Feast of Ascension

Thursday, May 21, 2020, is the feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ. Each year, this feast is celebrated within the Western Prelacy with Divine Liturgy followed by the traditional luncheon organized by the Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary, which will not take place this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Divine Liturgy will be […]

Information on Completing the 2020 Census Questionnaire

We urge our community to fill out the 2020 census questionnaire and write in ‘Armenian’ under the ethnicity question in order to get a complete and accurate count of the Armenian-American population. Please see the website below for more information. https://2020census.gov/en/how-to-help.html  

Divine Liturgy Live Stream From All Prelacy Churches

Sunday, May 17, 2020, is the fifth Sunday after Easter. We are pleased to announce that Divine Liturgy will be celebrated within all Prelacy Churches at 11:00 a.m. and live streamed on the Facebook page of each individual Church. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena. […]

Divine Liturgy Live Stream from all Prelacy Churches

Sunday, May 10, 2020, is the fourth Sunday after Easter, which is the feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross. We are pleased to announce that Divine Liturgy will be celebrated within all Prelacy Churches at 11:00 a.m. and live streamed on the Facebook page of each individual Church. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, […]

Divine Liturgy at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood on Red Sunday

Sunday, May 3, 2020, is the third Sunday after Easter, which is called Red Sunday. At 11:00 a.m., Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood, presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of clergy members. Rev. Fr. Boghos Baltayan will celebrate Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon. […]

Intercessory Prayer Service at the Western Prelacy Chapel on the 105th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

In commemoration of the 105th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, on Friday, April 24, 2020, an intercessory prayer service dedicated to our 1.5 million holy martyrs was conducted at the Western Prelacy “St. Dertad and St. Ashkhen” Chapel presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of clergy members. Prior to the […]

Divine Liturgy at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood on Green Sunday

Sunday, April 26, 2020 is the second Sunday after Easter, which is called Green Sunday or Sunday of the World Church. At 11:00 a.m., Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood, presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of clergy members. Rev. Fr. Ardak Demirjian will celebrate […]

105th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide to be Commemorated at the Prelacy

In commemoration of the 105th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, on Friday, April 24, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., a prayer service dedicated to our 1.5 million holy martyrs will be conducted at the Western Prelacy “St. Dertad and St. Ashkhen” Chapel presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of clergy members. […]

Divine Liturgy at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood on New Sunday

Sunday, April 19, is the first Sunday after Easter, which is called New Sunday or Second Easter. At 11:00 a.m., Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood, presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of clergy members. Rev. Fr. Karekin Bedourian, Parish Pastor of Forty Martyrs Church […]

Easter within the Western Prelacy

On Sunday, April 12, 2020, the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ was celebrated within the Western Prelacy. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Easter and Holy Week services were conducted without the participation of faithful. All services were held at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood, presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, […]

Coronavirus Task Force Call to Action

Dear faithful, The Covid-19 Armenian Community Task Force of the Western United States continues to address the impact of the pandemic on our communities, on the elderly in particular and other vulnerable members of society. The task force includes representatives of the Armenian Youth Federation, Armenian Cultural Foundation, Armenian Relief Society, Armenian National Committee of […]

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