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Community Activist Ohannes Kulak Avedikyan Honored for 50 Years of Service

On Sunday, March 24, 2019, a special event was held at the Organization of Istanbul Armenians (OIA) center honoring lifetime honorary member, OIA trustee and Cultural Committee Chairman Dr. Ohannes Kulak Avedikyan for his 50 years of activism for the Armenian people and nation and 40 years of service to the OIA. Rev. Fr. Ashod […]

KAHAM Closing and Navasartian Opening Ceremonies

On the afternoon of Sunday, March 24, 2019, the 35th KAHAM games closing ceremony and festival and 44th Navasartian games opening ceremony took place at Birmingham High School. Archpriest Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian represented H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and read his message. His Eminence commended Homenetmen’s service to the Armenian nation through its valuable initiatives […]

Awarding of “St. Vartan” & “Kayl Vahan” Scouting Medals at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello

On March 24, 2019, the fourth Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Steward, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello. During the service, the Prelate awarded “St. Vartan” and “Kayl Vahan” medals to Homenetmen scouts who participated in the religious curriculum. Very […]

Maestro Ohannes Tchekidjian’s 90th Birthday Celebration

On Friday, March 22, 2019, renowned Maestro Ohannes Tchekidjian’s 90th birthday was ceremoniously celebrated during an event organized by Hamazkayin Western Region Executive at Glendale Central Library. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and conveyed his blessings and congratulations. Among the guests in attendance were Consul General Dr. Armen Baibourtian, clergy and community leaders and […]

Prelate to Preside over Divine Liturgy at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello – Awarding of “St. Vartan” & “Kayl Vahan” Scouting Medals

March 24, 2019 is the fourth Sunday of Great Lent, called Sunday of the Steward. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello. During Divine Liturgy, the Prelate will bestow “St. Vartan” and “Kayl Vahan” medals to Homenetmen scouts who successfully completed the […]

Banquet in Honor of Rev. Dr. Vahan Tootikian’s 60 Years of Pastoral Service

On Sunday, March 17, 2019, a banquet was held at the Armenian Cilicia Evangelical Church of Pasadena in honor of Armenian Evangelical World Council Executive Director Rev. Fr. Vahan Tootikian’s 60 years of pastoral service. The event was held under the auspices of the Armenian Missionary Association of America and was organized by the Armenian […]

Prelate Presides over Divine Liturgy at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County – Requiem Service in Memory of Patriarch Mesrob II Mutafyan – Ari Guiragos Minassian School Dedication Ceremony

On March 17, 2019, the third Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Prodigal Son, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County. By the ordinance of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, requiem service was conducted at St. Gregory the Illuminator Mother Cathedral […]

Representatives of Hamazkayin Central Executive and North American Regional Executives Visit the Prelacy

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed representatives of Hamazkayin Central Executive, Vicken Tufenkjian, Hrair Baronian, and Manoug Joukhajian, and chairpersons of Hamazkayin Western U.S., Eastern U.S., and Canada, Seta Simonian, Arevig Caprielian, and Dzovig Kahwejian. His Eminence was joined by H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Rev. Fr. Ghevont Kirazian, Executive Council […]

Sixth Annual Inter-School Recitation Contest

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School hosted the sixth annual inter-school recitation contest organized by the Board of Regents of Prelacy Schools under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Rev. Fr. Ghevont Kirazian attended, delivered the invocation and conveyed the blessings of His Eminence. Over 100 students from the […]

Rose and Alex Pilibos School 49th Anniversary Banquet

On Friday, March 15, 2019, Rose and Alex Pilibos School celebrated its 49th anniversary with a banquet held at Glen Arden Club in Glendale under the auspices and with the presence of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. In attendance were State Senator Anthony Portantino, who also conveyed his congratulations and presented a proclamation, ARF Central […]

Requiem Service in Memory of Patriarch Mesrob II Mutafyan

As previously reported, His Beatitude Archbishop Mesrob II Mutafyan, Patriarch of the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople, entered eternal rest on March 8, 2019. By the ordinance of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Sunday, March 10, “Der Voghormya” prayer was offered in all Prelacy Churches for the repose of the Patriarch’s soul. Extreme unction and […]

Vartanants Celebration at the Armenian Society of Los Angeles

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, a celebration of St. Vartanants was held at the hall of the Armenian Society of Los Angeles in Glendale. Rev. Fr. Ghevont Kirazian attended on behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Together with other clergy present, Fr. Ghevont conducted the opening prayer, conveyed the greetings and blessings of His […]

Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Hosts Traditional Great Lent Luncheon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, the traditional Great Lent luncheon organized annually by the Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary took place at Legacy Banquet Hall in Glendale presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Prior to the luncheon, the Prelate presided over Sunrise service at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, […]

Armenian Genocide104th Anniversary Commemorations

Prelate Presides Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Church in Fresno – “Der Voghormya” Prayer for the Soul of Patriarch Mesrob II Mutafyan and Requiem for ARF Members

On March 10, 2019, the second Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Expulsion, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at Holy Trinity Church in Fresno. By the ordinance of the Prelate, on this day, “Der Voghormya” prayers were offered for the soul of Archbishop Mesrob II Mutafyan […]

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