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Divine Liturgy and Traditional Luncheon in Celebration of the Feast of Ascension

On Thursday, May 30, 2019, the feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ will be celebrated with Divine Liturgy and a luncheon. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale beginning at 10:00 a.m., presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of clergy members. Rev. Fr. […]

Representative Assembly Convenes its 47th Session

On Friday, May 17, 2019, the Western Prelacy Representative Assembly convened its 47th at “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall under the presidency of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Alongside delegates, participating in the Assembly were clergy, members of the Central Executive, Religious Council, and Executive Council, Board of Trustees Chairpersons or representatives, members of […]

Prelate to Preside over Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino

Sunday, May 19, 2019, marks the fifth Sunday of Eastertide, which commemorates the feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino.

Ararat Home 70th Anniversary Banquet

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, Ararat Home celebrated its 70th anniversary with a banquet held at Deukmejian Ballroom themed “Remembering our past, building our future,” during which plans were unveiled for their new campus. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Archpriest Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian attended and delivered the invocation together with attending clergy.

Easter Service for Armenian Inmates

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, by the blessing of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Rev. Fr. Boghos Baltayan and Chaplain Rafi Garabedian visited Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic where they conducted a special Easter service and blessing of water for the Armenian inmates. During the service, Chaplain Rafi conveyed the blessings and greetings of His […]

Prelate Participates in Catholicosate Central Executive Meetings

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, the Religious Council of the Catholicosate Central Executive convened its plenary session under the presidency of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, participated in the session. His Holiness delivered the opening message, stressing the importance of ongoing renewal for the mission and service of the Church […]

North Hollywood Parish 10th Anniversary Celebration

On Friday, May 3, 2019, the North Hollywood parish celebrated the 10th anniversary of its establishment with a banquet held at Arbat Banquet Hall in Burbank under the auspices of and with the presence of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Among those in attendance were H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, clergy, Executive Council Chair […]

Annual Tribute to Maria Jacobsen Held in Solvang

By the initiative of the Friends of Maria Jacobsen Committee, on Sunday, May 5, 2019 the annual tribute to Maria Jacobsen, founder of the Bird’s Nest Orphanage in Jbeil, Lebanon, was held at Bethania Lutheran Church in Solvang. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Rev. Fr. Movses Shannakian participated in the commemoration. The […]

Hamazkayin “Sayat Nova” Choir’s Annual Concert

On Saturday, May 4, 2019, Hamazkayin “Sayat Nova” Choir’s annual concert was held at First Church of the Nazarene in Pasadena. This year’s concert was dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Gomidas’ birth and to the choir’s 10th anniversary. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, attended and […]

Prelate to Participate in Catholicosate Central Executive Meetings

From May 7-10, 2019, the Catholicosate of Cilicia Central Executive will convene its plenary session under the presidency of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will participate in the Central Religious and Joint Council sessions, while Central Lay Council members Vahe Yacoubian and Gaidzag Zetlian will participate in the Lay and […]

Mayor Eric Garcetti Hosts Annual National Day of Prayer Gathering

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, First Lady Amy Wakeland, and the Getty House Board of Directors hosted the annual National Day of Prayer breakfast and interfaith celebration at the Getty House. Rev. Fr. Movses Shannakian participated on behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate.

Pilibos School Juniors Visit the Prelacy Ahead of Armenia Pilgrimage

On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, Rose and Alex Pilibos School 11th grade students visits the Prelacy to receive the blessings of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, prior to their pilgrimage to Armenia and renew their allegiance to our faith and national identity. The visit began with prayer at the “St. Dertad and St. Ashkhen” Chapel […]

CASPS Honors Outstanding Armenian Graduates from the Glendale Unified School District

On Monday, April 29, 2019, the Committee for Armenian Students in Public Schools (CASPS) hosted its 23rd annual reception honoring Armenian students graduating from the Glendale Unified School District On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Archpriest Fr. Vazken Atmajian attended and read the Prelate’s congratulatory letter, in which His Eminence stressed the importance […]

Episcopal Divine Liturgy, Blessing of Madagh and Bestowing of Stoles on the 10th Anniversary of the North Hollywood Parish

On Sunday, April 28, 2019, New Sunday or Second Easter, and on the occasion of the parish’s 10th anniversary of establishment, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy, conducted the blessing of madagh, and delivered the sermon at the Armenian Apostolic Church of North Hollywood. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, participated in the […]

ANCA Burbank 10th Anniversary Banquet

On Friday, April 26, 2019, the ANCA Burbank chapter celebrated its 10th anniversary with a banquet held at Arbat Banquet Hall in Burbank. Archpriest Fr. Gomidas Torossian attended and read the message of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. His Eminence commended the ANCA’s noble mission of advancing our cause and pursuing our rights, and the […]

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