Congratulatory Visit from the Representatives of Vahan & Anoush Chamlian Armenian School

On Thursday, January 28, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed the representatives from Vahan and Anoush Chamlian Armenian School at the Western Prelacy, which included Dr. Talin Karkodorian, Principal, Mr. Artin Ghazarian, Chairman of the Board of Education and member Mr. Ara Soudjian. The representatives congratulated the Prelate on his election and conveyed their […]

The Prelate Welcomed Representatives from Holy Cross Cathedral

On Wednesday, January 27, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed the Dean of Holy Cross Cathedral of Montebello, Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian, Rev. Fr. Ashod Kambourian, Pastor, Mr. Hamo Kasparian, chairman of the Board of Trustees, and members of the Board of Trustees. During the meeting, issues concerning the lives of Armenians and […]

2021 – Year of Artsakh

To the Prelates, The Clergy, The Community Leaders of the Great House of Cilicia and to the daughters and sons of our people, At the year 2021 begins, from the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia in Antelias, we greet and bless the National General Assembly, the Religious and Executive Councils of the National […]

First Episcopal Visit to St. Garabed Church of Las Vegas – “Rev. Fr. Artsakh, in Honor of Armenian Artsakh” Stated the Prelate

On Saturday, January 23, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, departed to Las Vegas with members of the Western Prelacy Religious Council chair Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian, and members Very Rev. Fr. Smpad Saboundjian, Rev. Fr. Karekin Bedourian and Rev. Fr. Movses Shannakian. Also members of the Executive Council, Deacon Berj Apkarian, Mrs. Dzovig […]

First Episcopal Visit to St. Garabed Church of Las Vegas

On Saturday, January 23, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, will depart to Las Vegas to perform an evening service at St. Garabed Church, during which he will conduct Deacon Sevag Badoyan’s “Calling service to the Priesthood” ceremony at 5pm, followed by a meeting with local delegates, Board of Trustee members and benefactors of the […]

Name-Day Celebration at St. Garabed Church of Hollywood – “In the Presence of Its People, The Church Is a Beautiful Temple and a Magnificent Building,” Stated The Prelate

On Sunday, January 17, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, conducted his first Divine Liturgy as the newly elected Prelate at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood, delivered his message and celebrated the name day of Church. In attendance were representatives from clergy, national, educational and regional organizations. During the sermon, the Prelate summarizing his message […]

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The Principal and Representatives from Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School Paid a Visit to the Western Prelacy

On the afternoon of Thursday, January 14, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, received a delegation representing the Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School, led by the school’s Principal, Dr. Alina Dorian, accompanied by Mr. Vahe Tashjian, Chair of the School Board, and member Mr. Murad Shahinian, also member of the ARS Marie Postoyan Kindergarten, […]

Mr. & Mrs. Garo and Sosse Eshgian Donate $25,000 to the Catholicosate on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of His Holiness Aram I.’S Enthronement

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, benefactors Mr. and Mrs. Garo and Sosse Eshgian visited H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, and donated $25,000 to the Holy See of Cilicia, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Aram I. During the meeting, the Prelate once again praised the couple for their […]

Mr. Nazareth Kevonian and His Daughter Tamar Donated $10,000 to the Western Prelacy

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed Mr. Nazareth Kevonian and his daughter Tamar to the Western Prelacy. During the visit, they conveyed their sincere wishes to the Prelate for his upcoming endeavors, and as a sign of encouragement, they donated $10,000 to the Western Prelacy.

Representatives from the Armenian Evangelical Church Paid A visit to the Western Prelacy

On Tuesday, January 12, 2020, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, received a delegation representing the Armenian Evangelical Church of America, which included the President of the Armenian Evangelical Association, Dr. Nazareth Darakjian, Executive Director Mr. Zaven Khanjian and Chairman of the Armenian Evangelical Union Rev. Henrik Shahnazaryan. The guests also congratulated the Prelate’s New Year […]

Mrs. Valentin Sarafian Donates $10,000 to the Western Prelacy

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ was celebrated within the Western Prelacy through Divine Liturgy and the blessing of water. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy, delivered his Christmas message, and conducted the blessing of water ceremony at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. After the […]

PRELATE’S FIRST DIVINE LITURGY IN ENCINO

CELEBRATING THE FEAST OF NATIVITY AND THEOPHANY AT HOLY MARTYR’S CHURCH On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the Feast of Nativity and Theophany was celebrated throughout all the churches of the Western Prelacy and live streamed on the church social sites. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated the Divine Liturgy and Blessing of the water at […]

Prelate’s First Divine Liturgy on the Occasion of the Feast of the Eve of Nativity and Theophany of Jesus Christ

“GRANT ME LIGHT, LORD, THE LIGHT OF WISDOM” STATED THE PRELATE It is the blessed moment of the Eve of Nativity and Theophany of Jesus Christ, on the evening of Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale. God Himself appears on earth as the Holy Child incarnate in the manger of Bethlehem. […]

PRELATE’S FIRST ADDRESS

“MORNING OF LIGHT” At this blessed moment, when we are gathered together in this house of God, the glorious church known as “St. Asdvadzadzin,” in Glendale, California, my soul – as the newly elected Prelate of the Western Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America – tells of its boundless joy, that after months […]

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