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L.A. County Board of Supervisors Commemorates the 104th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

By the initiative of Supervisor Kathryn Barger, on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, a special presentation was held during the weekly meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors proclaiming April 24 as the “Day of Remembrance for the Armenian Genocide.” On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, […]

California State Legislature Commemorates the 104th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

By the initiative of the California Armenian Legislative Caucus, in collaboration with the ANCA-WR, on Monday, April 22, 2019, the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was commemorated in both the California State Senate and State Assembly during the annual Advocacy Day, with the participation of clergy, ANCA members, and community activists. On behalf of […]

Easter Celebration Within the Prelacy

On Sunday, April 21, 2019, Prelacy Churches were full to capacity as faithful had gathered to collectively and joyfully celebrate the glorious Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and greet one another with joyful greetings of “Christ is risen from the dead.” H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy and delivered his Easter message […]

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

Throughout the month of April, Armenians worldwide have been commemorating the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide through various religious, cultural, and political events. Locally, on Wednesday, April 24, a number of events have been planned that are expected to draw the participation of tens of thousands who will collectively be paying tribute to the […]

Schedule of Easter Services

On Sunday, April 21, 2019, the glorious Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ will be celebrated in all Prelacy Churches. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Easter Divine Liturgy at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale, and H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood. The services start at 10:30 a.m. […]

Maundy Thursday Commemoration

On April 18, 2019, Maundy Thursday, a number of poignant services were conducted in Prelacy Churches commemorating the last days of the earthly life of our Lord Jesus Christ. In the morning, Divine Liturgy was celebrated and faithful were offered Holy Communion for the first time since the start of Great Lent, commemorating the institution […]

Holy Tuesday Commemoration

On April 16, 2019, Holy Tuesday service was conducted in Prelacy Churches, commemorating the Parable of the Ten Maidens. Sunday School students participated in the service, representing the ten maidens. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over Holy Tuesday service and delivered his message at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. The Prelate began his sermon […]

Homenetmen and Hamazkayin Central Executive Representatives Visit the Prelacy

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed the visit of Homenetmen and Hamazkayin Central Executive representatives. Executive Council members George Chorbajian and Elizabeth Boyajian joined His Eminence. Homenetmen Central Chair Karnig Mgrditchian was joined by fellow members Viggen Davidian and Oshin Peroomian, as well as Western Regional Executive members. The guests […]

L.A. County Board of Supervisors Honors Community Activist Berdj Karapetian

On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019, L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger introduced her annual motion declaring the month of April as Armenian History Month. Throughout the month, the Board of Supervisors honored noteworthy Armenian-Americans who have made significant contributions to our communities. By the nomination of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the Executive Council, community […]

2019 – Year of the Armenian Media

Message of His Holiness Aram I Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia [Condensed] To: The Prelates, The Clergy, National Representative Assemblies, Executive Councils, and the Faithful People of the Holy See of the Great House of Cilicia With deep spiritual thanks we want to reaffirm that our decision to dedicate each year, by way […]

Palm Sunday Celebration

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, Prelacy Churches, beautifully adorned with palm fronds, were brimming with faithful and children who had gathered to celebrate the triumphant entry of our Lord Jesus Christ into Jerusalem. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Palm Sunday Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino, delivered his message, blessed the faithful […]

In Memoriam: Gabriel Injejikian

H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the Religious and Executive Councils mourn the passing of Gabriel Injejikian, founding principal of Holy Martyrs Ferrahian High School, lifelong educator, and community activist, which occurred on Sunday, April 14, 2019. A national funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 27, at 2:00 p.m., at Holy Martyrs Church […]

Palm Sunday in Prelacy Churches

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, Prelacy Churches, beautifully adorned with palm fronds, were brimming with faithful and children who had gathered to celebrate the triumphant entry of our Lord Jesus Christ into Jerusalem. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated Palm Sunday Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino, delivered his message, blessed the faithful […]

Prelate’s Easter Message

THE TRIUMPH OF TRUTH AND JUSTICE The triumphant message of the glorious Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ once again emboldens our lives, illuminates our hearts and spirits with His light, and bolsters our faith with the hope of eternal life. Today we rejoice, for “Christ was resurrected and His enemies scattered.” Life triumphed over […]

Schedule of Holy Week and Easter Services

Monday, April 15, marks the start of Holy Week, a week of poignant services commemorating the last days of our Lord Jesus Christ’s earthly ministry. On Holy Tuesday we recall the Parable of the Ten Maidens, which reminds us to be alert and prepared for the Lord’s second coming. The Prelate will preside over the […]

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2019 – Year of the Armenian Media

Message of His Holiness Aram I Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia [Condensed] To: The Prelates, The Clergy, National... [...]

Prelate’s Easter Message

THE TRIUMPH OF TRUTH AND JUSTICE The triumphant message of the glorious Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ once again... [...]

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