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Consulate General of Armenia 25th Anniversary Celebration

On Sunday, April 7, 2019, the Consulate General of Armenia celebrated the 25th anniversary of its establishment with a gala held at Glendale Hilton, which H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended. Mrs. Anna Hakobyan, wife of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, was the evening’s special guest. Founding friends of the Consulate General and House of Armenia […]

“April War Heroes” Screened at Forest Lawn

On Sunday, April 7, 2019, the U.S. premiere of the film “April War Heroes” took place at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn “Hall of Liberty.” On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Archpriest Fr. Vicken Vassilian attended. The event featured a question and answer with filmmaker Tsvetana Paskaleva and a candlelight tribute to our fallen […]

Name Day Celebration of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church in San Francisco

On Friday, April 5, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, traveled to San Francisco to preside over the name day celebration of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church. On April 7, the sixth Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Second Coming, which this year coincided with the feast of the Annunciation of the Holy Mother […]

ARS Saturday School Students Pay Homage to our Holy Martyrs at the Armenian Genocide Martyrs’ Monument in Montebello

On Saturday, April 6, 2019, ARS Saturday School students gathered at the Armenian Genocide Martyrs’ Monument in Montebello to pay homage to our holy martyrs ahead of the 104th anniversary of the Genocide. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Rev. Fr. Ashod Kambourian attended, led a prayer service, and spoke to the youth […]

Dr. Alber Karamanoukian Awarded “Knight of Cilicia”

On Saturday, April 6, 2019, “Krikor and Mariam Karamanoukian Youth Center” in Glendale celebrated its 10th anniversary with a gala held at Vertigo Event Venue. H.E. Archbishop Yeprem Tabakian and H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, attended, as well as Executive Council Chair Garo Eshgian. Upon the request of the Prelacy Executive Council and community […]

Prelate to Preside over Last Lenten Sunrise Service and Luncheon at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino

Wednesday, April 10th, marks the last Sunrise Service of the Great Lent season. In keeping with tradition, the Prelate will preside over Sunrise Service and deliver his message at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. The traditional luncheon organized by the parish Ladies Guild will follow at “Dikranian” Hall, during which California Courier publisher and community […]

Episcopal Divine Liturgy and Blessing of Madagh on the Name Day of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church in San Francisco

On Saturday, April 6, 2019, the Armenian Church will observe the feast of the St. Gregory the Illuminator’s Descent into the Pit, which is the name day of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church of San Francisco, and on April 7, the sixth Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Second Coming, as well as the […]

Pilibos School 8th Grade Class Visits the Prelacy Ahead of Washington D.C. Trip

On Thursday, April 4, 2019, the eighth grade class of Rose and Alex Pilibos School, accompanied by their teachers, paid a visit to the Prelacy to receive the blessings of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, prior to embarking on their class trip to Washington D.C. The visit began at the “St. Dertad and St. Ashkhen” […]

Prelate Attends Reception in Honor of World Council of Churches General Secretary

On the occasion of World Council of Churches General Secretary Rev. Dr. Olav Fyske Tveit’s visit to Los Angeles, on Tuesday, April 2nd and Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019, two events were held offering religious leaders and the Christian community the opportunity to meet and interact with the General Secretary. By the invitation of Father Alexei […]

ARS Central Executive Members Visit the Prelacy

On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of Armenian Relief Society Central Executive members, headed by Chairperson Caroline Chamavonian. The delegation included Vice-Chairperson Nyree Derderian, Secretary Rita Hintlian, Treasurer Silva Takvorian, advisors Maral Matossian, Nelly Vekilian, Liza Avakian, Sonia Akelian, and Varsenig Sarkissian, Executive Director Verginie Touoloumian and staff […]

Name Day Celebration of Forty Martyrs Church of Orange County

On Saturday, March 30, 2019, the Armenian Church observed the feast of the Forty Martyrs, which is the name day of Forty Martyrs Church of Orange County. Thus, on March 31st, the fifth Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Judge, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy, delivered the sermon, and conducted the […]

Great Lent Vigil Service at the Armenian Ecclesiastical Brotherhood

In keeping with a two-decade long tradition, on Friday, March 29, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and clergy members paid a visit to the Armenian Ecclesiastical Brotherhood center where they conducted vigil service and enjoyed a fellowship meal.His Eminence was accompanied by Archpriest Fr. Nareg Pehlivanian, Rev. Fr. Ardak Demirjian, and Rev. Fr. Movses […]

National Funeral Service to be Held for Community Activist and Former Executive Council Chair Armand Keosian

H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the Religious and Executive Councils mourn the loss of longtime Prelacy Executive Council member and Chair Armand Keosian who passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 in Palm Springs. A national funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 30, at 2:00 p.m., at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino, […]

Prelate Presides over Mid-Lent Sunrise Service at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena and Chamlian School Luncheon

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 marked the midpoint of Great Lent. On this day, H.E. Archbishop Mousheh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Sunrise service and delivered his message at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena. Kindergarten students from Levon and Hasmig Tavlian School attended the service accompanied by their teachers and parents. By the request of the students, […]

Name-Day of Forty Martyrs Church to be Celebrated with Episcopal Divine Liturgy and Blessing of Madagh

On Saturday, March 30, 2019, the Armenian Church will observe the feast of the Forty Martyrs, which is the name-day of Forty Martyrs Church of Orange County. On this occasion, on March 31st, the fifth Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Judge, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy and deliver the […]

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