Weekly News – August 11, 2017

PRELATE TO CELEBRATE THE FEAST OF ASSUMPTION
AT ST. MARY’S CHURCH IN GLENDALE

On Sunday, August 13, 2017, the Armenian Church will celebrate the feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God, which within the Western Prelacy is also the name-day of St. Mary’s Church in Glendale. The feast will be celebrated with Divine Liturgy and the blessing of grapes in all parishes.

H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy, deliver the sermon, and conduct the blessing of grapes and madagh at St. Mary’s Church. Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, will celebrate the Feast of the Assumption at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello, and Very Rev. Fr. Vache Balekjian at St. Gregory the Illuminator Church in San Francisco.

We invite our faithful to join us in commemorating this beloved feast and praying for the intercession of the Holy Mother of God.

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FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION TO BE CELEBRATED AT ARARAT HOME

On Tuesday, August 15, the Prelate and clergy members will visit Ararat Home in Mission Hills where they will conduct special services in celebration of the feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God.

The visit will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a prayer service and the blessing of grapes at the Skilled Nursing Facility. Divine Liturgy will follow at the Sheen Memorial Chapel, presided by the Prelate. Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan will celebrate Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon. Thereafter, a prayer service and the blessing of grapes will be conducted at the Assisted Living Facility. The visit will conclude with a luncheon hosted by the administration.

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