The Prelate Conducted the Opening of the Homenetmen “Victory Ball” and Commended the Organization’s Worldwide Achievements

On the occasion of the 45th Navasartian Games, organized by the Homentemen Western Region Executive, on Sunday, June 26, 2022, the “Victory Ball” was held at the “Beverly Hilton” Hotel in Beverly Hills. H. G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, attended the event, accompanied by Archpriest Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian. The Prelate conducted the opening prayer, delivered […]

The Prelate Paid a Visit to the ARS Western Region Center

On Thursday, June 23, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, accompanied by Rev. Fr. Ardak Demirjian, paid an official visit to the ARS Western Region center. ARS Central Executive member Mrs. Arousiag Melkonian, and former members of the Central and Regional Executive Boards, Chairperson of the ARS Regional Executive Mrs. Silva Poladian and members, Board […]

Mr. & Mrs. Apraham & Nora Tashdjian Support the Mission of the Catholicosate of Cilicia

Long time benefactors and supporters of the Western Prelacy, Mr. & Mrs. Apraham & Nora Tashdjian, on the occasion of the blessing of the Muron in Antelias, Lebanon, contacted His Grace Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, and expressed their willingness to bring their support towards the blessing of the Muron and sponsoring a project in this […]

Year 2, Edition 2 of the Cilicia Periodical is Published

On Tuesday, June 21, 2022, under the supervision of H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, the periodical of the Western Prelacy “Cilicia” was published. The periodical is edited by Ms. Seta Krikorian, and is paginated and designed by Deacon Alex Kalayjian. The unique cover of this edition symbolizes the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and the Armenian […]

Anahid and Silvie Baghdadlian Bring Their Support Towards the Blessing of Muron

On Tuesday, June 21, 2022, long time benefactors of the Prelacy, Mrs. Anahid Baghdadlian, and her daughter Silvie, during a telephone conversation with H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, under his guidance, they offered their financial support towards the blessing of the Muron, which will take place on July 1, 2022, in Antelias, Lebanon. On this […]

Divine Liturgy and Granting of the Flower Cope

On Sunday, June 19, 2022, on the occasion of the Father’s Day, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy at St. Sarkis Armenian Church in Pasadena, during which His Grace recited the Pontifical letter by H.H. Aram I., Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia, granting Rev. Fr. Boghos Baltayan, Pastor of St. Sarkis […]

The Prelate Bestows Medals

With the blessing of H.H. Aram I., Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia, and by the request of H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, medals were bestowed upon parishioners who brought their unconditional service and devotion to the educational and parish life of the Armenian community, as follows: “St. Mesrob Mashdots” medal was awarded to […]

Armenian Apostolic Church Leaders Were Present During the Divine Liturgy Celebrated by Metropolitan Serapion

On Thursday, June 16, 2022, H.E. Metropolitan Serapion of the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated Divine Liturgy at St. Mary’s Coptic Church in Northridge. The Liturgy was attended by the two leaders of the Armenian Apostolic Church, H.E. Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Primate, and H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, with the participation of the clergy. On this […]

ARF Bureau Member Khajag Mgrdichian Visited Western Prelacy

On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, ARF Bureau member Khajag Mgrdichian visited H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, and members of the Executive Council with a special delegation. During the visit, concerning issues regarding the Armenian people and Armenia were discussed.

Our Schools Graduation Ceremonies Fill the Lives of the Armenian Community With Joy

During the first two weeks in June, the Western Prelacy in general and the Prelacy schools in particular lived through joyous graduation ceremonies from Preschool and Kindergarten, to middle and high school. The Armenian school, with its service and mission, occupies such a unique and incomparable place in the life of our nation, and in […]

Mr. & Mrs. Hovsep and Elo Boyajian Sponsor all Organizational Expenses for the Blessing of Muron

On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, benefactors Mr. & Mrs. Hovsep and Elo Boyajian, had a telephone conversation with H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, and requested him to convey to H.H. Aram I., Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia, their readiness to sponsor all the organizational expenses of the blessing of Muron, which will take […]

Blessing of Images at St. Garabed Armenian Mother Church in Hollywood

On Sunday, June 12, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, presided over the Divine Liturgy at St. Garabed Armenian Mother Church in Hollywood, during which he delivered the sermon and blessed the images, filling the hearts of those present with Christian piety. In attendance were members of the Executive Council and the families of the […]

The Kevonian Family Donated $10,000 Towards the Western Prelacy “Cilicia” Periodical

On Tuesday, June 7, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed Mr. & Mrs. Nazaret and Tamar Kevonian to the Western Prelacy. In attendance was Mr. Meher Der Ohanessian, Vice-Chair of the Executive Council. The Kevonian family congratulated the Prelate on his endeavors in general and the “Cilicia” periodical in particular. On this occasion, the […]

Prelate’s Blessing and Congratulatory Remark

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge” (Prov. 1:7) Honorable Principals, Under the watchful eye of God, we have successfully concluded the 2021-2022 academic year, albeit through its many challenges. In addition to the Divine blessings, H.H. Aram I., Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia’s “Year of Diaspora” proclamation was an […]

Diaconate Ordination At Holy Martyrs Armenian Church In Encino

On Sunday, June 5, 2022, on the occasion of the Feast of Pentecost, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Armenian Church in Encino, and conducted the ordination of five deacons; Hagop Demirjian, Nareg Khatchadourian, Avo Patatian, Harout Innejian and Garabed Markarian, who for this purpose were trained by Archpriest Fr. […]

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