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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 […]

UACLA Hosts “Demands, Restitution, Justice” Panel Discussion

On the evening of Friday, April 26, 2019, the United Armenian Council of Los Angeles hosted a panel discussion titled “Demands, Restitution, Justice” at “Kouyoumjian” Hall of St. Gregory Catholic Church in Glendale. Rev. Fr. Ghevont Kirazian represented H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The event featured remarks by Varujan Vosganian, Deputy in the Romanian Parliament, […]

Episcopal Divine Liturgy and Blessing of Madagh at the North Hollywood Parish on New Sunday

Sunday, April 28, 2019, the first Sunday after Easter is called New Sunday, or Second Easter. In keeping with tradition and on the occasion of the parish’s 10th anniversary of establishment, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy, conduct the blessing of madagh, and deliver the sermon at the Armenian Apostolic Church of […]

Tufenkian Pre-School Students Pay Tribute to the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide at the Prelacy

On Friday, April 26, 2019, Richard Tufenkian Pre-School students visited the Prelacy to pay tribute to our holy martyrs in commemoration of the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. They were accompanied by Director Arsineh Aghazarian and teachers. The program began with the Lord’s Prayer, led by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, who was joined […]

Easter Celebration at Ararat Home

On Thursday, April 25, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and clergy members visited Ararat Home in Mission Hills to convey their Easter blessings to the residents, administration, and faculty. The visit began at the Nursing Facility. The Prelate greeted all with the good tidings of Christ’s Resurrection, wishing for the message of the Resurrection […]

Community-Wide Commemoration of the 104th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, Armenians worldwide commemorated the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide through various religious, cultural, and political events. Locally, a number of events were held, in which the Prelate, Vicar General, Clergy, and Executive Council members participated. In the morning, a community-wide commemoration organized by the United Armenian Council of Los […]

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