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Prelate Congratulates Armenian High School Graduates of the Pasadena School District

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena hosted its 28th annual reception honoring Armenian graduates of the Pasadena Unified School District. The event was held at the Pasadena Armenian Center under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the attendance of elected officials, members of the Pasadena Unified School […]

Weekly News – May 12, 2017

WESTERN PRELACY 45TH REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE ON MAY 19-20 On Friday, May 19, 2017, the 45th Western Prelacy Representative Assembly will convene at “Avedissian” Hall adjacent to Holy Martyrs Church in Encino, presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The two-day Assembly will review the previous term’s endeavors of the Prelate, Religious and Executive […]

Prelate Participates in Opening of “New Cilicia” Homes in Artsakh and Liberation of Shushi 25th Anniversary Celebrations

As previously reported, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, traveled to Antelias last week, from where he continued to Artsakh to join the Holy See of Cilicia delegation participating in the opening ceremony of the second phase of the “New Cilicia” village as well as in the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the liberation of […]

Interfaith National Day of Prayer

On Thursday, May 4, Mayor Eric Garetti, First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland, and the Getty House Foundation Board of Directors hosted the annual interfaith National Day of Prayer at the Getty House in Los Angeles. The event featured prayer, song, breaking bread, and fellowship. Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan and Chaplain Rafi Garabedian represented the […]

Weekly News – May 5, 2017

PRELATE TO PARTICIPATE IN SECOND PHASE INAUGURATION OF “NEW CILICIA” VILLAGE IN ARTSAKH Earlier this week, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, departed for Antelias to join the Holy See of Cilicia delegation traveling to Artsakh to participate in the opening ceremony of the second phase of the “New Cilicia” village project. The official opening of […]

Prayers for the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry Offered at Prelacy Churches

By the request of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry and the directive of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Sunday, April 30, 2017, prayers were offered in all Prelacy Churches for the organization’s leadership, members, and patients. The Prelate presided over Divine Liturgy at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale and delivered the sermon. Archpriest […]

“Harut Barsamian Scholarship Fund” Accepting Applications for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

His Eminence Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, the Executive Council, and the “Harut Barsamian Scholarship Fund” Committee announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Fund was established by the late Prof. Harut Barsamian to assist students of Armenian descent obtain higher education in the United States in the field of […]

Los Angeles City Council Commemorates the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

By the invitation of Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian, on Friday, April 28, 2017, clergy, community leaders and members joined elected officials at Los Angeles City Hall for a special presentation in commemoration of the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, during which the makers of The Promise were honored. Very Rev. Fr. Torkom […]

His Holiness Catholicos Aram I’s Latest Book “The Armenian Church” Presented at the Prelacy

On Thursday, April 27, 2017 the presentation of “The Armenian Church,” the latest book by His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, was held at the Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and organized by the Western Prelacy Cultural-Educational Committee. The book provides a comprehensive overview of […]

Weekly News – April 28, 2017

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT ST. MARY’S CHURCH IN GLENDALE ON GREEN SUNDAY – PRAYERS FOR ARMENIAN BONE MARROW DONOR REGISTRY IN PRELACY CHURCHES Sunday, April 30, 2017, is the third Sunday of Eastertide, designated Green Sunday by our church fathers signifying the dawn of a new life through the establishment of the […]

CASPS Honors Outstanding Armenian Graduates of Glendale Unified School District

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the Committee for Armenian Students in Public School (CASPS) hosted its 21st annual reception honoring outstanding Armenian students graduating from Glendale Unified School District at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended and conveyed his congratulations, blessings, and message to the graduates. He was accompanied by […]

Community-Wide Commemorations of the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

On Monday, April 24, 2017, Armenian communities worldwide rallied to mark the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and honor the legacy of our holy martyrs with public gatherings, protests, and commemorative events. Within the Western U.S., the largest of the commemorations was the March for Justice, which mobilized tens of thousands of Armenian-Americans calling […]

Tufenkian Pre-School Students Lay Flowers at the Prelacy Armenian Genocide Monument

On the eve of April 24, Kindergarten students from Richard Tufenkian Pre-School paid a special visit to the Western Prelacy to honor the memory of our holy martyrs by laying flowers at the Armenian Genocide monument. Accompanied by Director Mrs. Arsine Aghazarian and teachers, one hundred students arrived at the Prelacy on the morning of […]

Prelate Attends Mayor Eric Garcetti’s State of the City Address

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended Mayor Eric Garcetti’s 2017 State of the City address, which was held at the John Ferraro Council Chambers of Los Angeles City Hall. The Mayor gave an overview of the city’s advancements during his first term, presented his proposed budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal […]

Pilibos School Students Visit the Prelacy Prior to Armenia Pilgrimage

Prior to departing on their pilgrimage to Armenia, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the 11th grade class of Rose and Alex Pilibos School, accompanied by their Armenian teachers and donning “Our wounds are still open” t-shirts, visited the Prelacy where they received the blessings of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and presented a cultural program […]

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