Director Jivan Avetisyan Visited the Western Prelacy

On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed film director Jivan Avetisyan to the Western Prelacy, whose film “Gate to Heaven” will be screened in various AMC theaters in the United States in the coming days. During the meeting, Mr. Avetisyan formally invited the Prelate to view the “Gate to Heaven” movie. […]

Three New Tv Programs Within the Western Prelacy

We are pleased to announce that H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate has approved three new initiatives for the “Yegeghetsin Haygagan” TV program, in particular, to provide Christian and Armenian upbringing to the younger Armenian generation and to guide them in the way of God. The new programs are as follows: 1. BIBLICAL KNOWLEDGE Delivered by […]

In Memory of Satig Der Ohanessian $250,000 Towards the Seminary in Antelias

Heeding the suggestion of H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, Mr. Meher Der Ohanessian, Vice Chair of the Executive Council, in memory of his late wife Satig Der Ohanessian donated $250,000 to the Holy See of Cilicia Seminary in Antelias, Lebanon. On this occasion, the Prelate highly commended Mr. Der Ohanessian and his son’s Ari and […]

“We Dedicate This Concert to the One and a Half Million Holy Martyrs and the Victims of the Artsakh War” Said the Prelate

On Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 7 p.m., St. Mary’s Armenian Church in Glendale became a spiritual haven for the 1.5 million consecrated martyrs of the Armenian Genocide, the brave soldiers of the Armenian Army who were killed during the 44-day war in Artsakh, as well as missing soldiers and the peace-loving people of Artsakh. […]

Episcopal Divine Liturgy and Blessing of Water at Holy Martyrs Church

On Sunday, April 24, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, on the occasion of the 107th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, celebrated Divine Liturgy and with the relics of the Holy Martyrs conducted the blessing of water at Holy Martyrs Armenian Church in Encino. Archpriest Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian assisted during the Liturgy. H.E. Archbishop Yeprem […]

First Grade Students from the Vahan & Anoush Chamlian Armenian School Honored the Memory of the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide

On Friday, April 22, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed 100 students from Vahan & Anoush Chamlian Armenian school, under the leadership of Principal Dr. Talin Kargodorian and teachers. The students placed flowers in front of the Genocide Memorial located at the entrance of the Prelacy, and then performed a short program in the […]

Prelate’s April 24 Message

ԱՒԵԼԻ՛ ԿՐԱԿՈՏ ԿԸ ՇԱՐՈՒՆԱԿԵՆՔ ՔԱԼԵԼ Հակառակ ժամանակի թաւալքին ու անոր մաշեցնող հանգամանքին, հայ ժողովուրդի դառնագոյն յիշողութիւն՝ Հայոց Ցեղասպանութիւն անուն արհաւիրքի իրողութիւնը այսօր եւս կը ցնցէ մեզ՝ իբրեւ անմիջական ժառանգորդները անցեալ դարասկիզբին, օսմանեան կայսրութեան կողմէ բնաջնջման ենթարկուած հայ ազգի անմեղ զոհերուն: Ահա՛ թէ ինչու 24 Ապրիլ 1915-ը մեր ազգի հոգեիմացական պաստառին վրայ ցարդ կը մնայ դրոշմուած, […]

Feast of the Holy Resurrection Filled the Souls of Thousands with Joy within the Western Prelacy

On Sunday, April 17, 2022, within all the churches of the Western Prelacy, the Feast of the Holy Resurrection was solemnly celebrated and greatly contributed to the flourishing of the spiritual life of thousands of Armenians, because on that day our Lord Jesus Christ resurrected from the dead. On this occasion, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, […]

The Expansion of Holy Martyrs Ferrahian High School Becomes a Reality

It is with great pride and excitement that the Prelate of the Western Prelacy His Grace Bishop Torkom Donoyan and the Prelacy Executive Council, announce the expansion of the Holy Martyrs Church and Ferrahian High School campus through the purchase of the adjacent three-acre property, located at 5338 White Oak Ave., Encino and owned previously […]

Prelate’s Easter Message

RADIANT SUNDAY According to the rules of the solar system, Sundays follow one another exactly one week apart. However the Sunday all mortal beings long for, is much different. The Sunday we are seeking, as Armenian Christians, is not merely another day to check off on our weekly calendar, but, rather, the dawning Sunday the […]

Palm Sunday Within the Western Prelacy

On Sunday, April 10, 2022, Palm Sunday was celebrated within the Western Prelacy churches, where the faithful experienced the spiritual joy which the feast of Palm Sunday brings to everyone. On this occasion, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. Prior to the children’s procession, the Prelate […]

Tavlian Preschool Students Visited the Western Prelacy

On Thursday, April 7, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed a group of students from the Tavlian Preschool to the Western Prelacy, who were accompanied by Principal Ms. Karin Tchoukhadarian and teachers. On the occasion of Easter, the students accompanied by music teacher Ms. Maria Keshishian prayed and sang with great enthusiasm and filled […]

The Prelate Presided over the Last Morning Service at Holy Martyrs Armenian Church in Encino

On Wednesday, April 6, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, presided over the final Lenten morning service at Holy Martyrs Armenian Church in Encino. Archpriest Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian assisted in the service. The service was attended by representatives of the Executive Board, regional delegates, the Principal of Holy Martyrs Ferrahian High School, graduating students and […]

Deputy of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Arthur Khachatryan Visited the Western Prelacy

On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, Mr. Arthur Khachatryan, deputy of the National Assembly of Armenia, visited the Western Prelacy and met with H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate. The Prelate welcomed Mr. Khachatryan and congratulated him on the occasion of the 131st anniversary of the “ARF Day.” In turn, Mr. Khachatryan reported on the current situation […]

Festive Atmosphere at St. Gregory the Illuminator Church in San Francisco

On April 3, 2022, on the occasion of St. Gregory the Illuminator’s “Entrance in the pit,” the Prelate of the Western Prelacy H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan celebrated Divine Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Church in San Francisco. The Liturgy was served by the pastor of the church, Very Rev. Fr. Smpad Sabounjian and the […]

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Prelate’s April 24 Message

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