The Prelate Invited the National Delegates to the Western Prelacy

By the invitation of H.H. Aram I., Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia, a National General Assembly will convene on December 7-9, 2022, in Antelias. This Assembly takes place once every four years. During the Western Prelacy National Representative Assembly which was held in October, 15 delegates and 3 co-delegates were elected to attend […]

The Prelate Visited the Tufenkian Preschool

On Thursday, November 10, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, paid a visit to the Tufenkian Armenian Preschool in Glendale, accompanied by members of the Religious and Executive councils. The Bishop was welcomed by the head of the preschool Ms. Loret Avanesian, representatives of educational and parent bodies, teachers and students. On this occasion, the […]

For The Preservation of Western Armenian Language, the Western Prelacy Established One Hundred Thousand ($100,000) Dollar Fund in Antelias

The existence of peoples and nations will be guaranteed by religion, homeland and culture. Within this circle, especially in the line of preservation of Western Armenian language, we are all invited to plan and implement ways in which we can keep the language healthy in everyday life. It is evident from the actions of the […]

Vahan & Anoush Chamlian Armenian Club Students Visit the Western Prelacy

On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, accompanied by Dr. Talin Kargodorian, Principal, 7th and 8th grade students from the Vahan & Anoush Chamlian Armenian club paid a visit to Western Prelacy and met with H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate. During the visit, a question and answer period took place between the students and the Prelate, in […]

Revealing of the Second Volume of Archbishop Krikor Chiftjian’s Book on Gharatagh at the Western Prelacy

On Tuesday, November 8, 2022, under the auspices of H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, a book revealing event which was authored by H.E. Archbishop Krikor Chiftjian, Prelate of the Armenian Prelacy of Azerbaijan, took place in “Dikran and Zarouhi Der Ghazarian” Hall at the Western Prelacy. The book is dedicated to the Armenian villages and […]

Rita Kaprielian Awarded the Order of “St. Mesrob Mashdots”

On Friday, November 4, 2022, under the blessing of H.H. Aram I., Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, handed the order of “St. Mesrob Mashdots” to distinguished educator Mrs. Rita Kaprielian. Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian read His Holiness’ letter. Bishop Donoyan highly commended the service of Mrs. Kaprielian […]

Ordination of 8 Deacons at Holy Trinity Armenian Church in Fresno – “Today the Temple Matures Within the Temple, the Church Grows Within the Church” Stated the Prelate

On Sunday, November 6, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Armenian Church in Fresno. During the Liturgy, the Prelate blessed the water with the newly consecrated Holy Muron, ordained 8 acolytes (Armen Apkarian, Nareg Apkarian, Zareh Apkarian, Minas Arisian, Armen Bedrossian, Michael Haroutunian, Hovig Ohanian and Vahe Ohanian) into […]

The Prelate Welcomed Representatives of the Consulate General of Armenia in Los Angeles

On Friday, November 3, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed Ms. Nazeli Hampartsoumian and Mr. Garen Hovanissian, representatives of the Consulate General of Armenia in Los Angeles, to a meeting which was held at the Western Prelacy.

The Prelate Presided Over Holy Martyrs Armenian Church 59th Anniversary Dinner

On Friday, October 28, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, presided over the Holy Martyrs Armenian Church 59th anniversary dinner at the “Khatoun Saryan” courtyard. The dinner was hosted by Mr. & Mrs. Mike and Evelina Sarian. In attendance were Archpriest Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian, Pastor of Holy Martyrs Armenian Church, Mr. Vahe Hovaguimian, Chair of […]

Armenian Director Jivan Avedissian Paid a Visit to the Western Prelacy

On Wednesday, October 27, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed the visit of Armenian director Mr. Jivan Avedissian to the Prelacy. For the second year, the director is in Los Angeles to promote his “Gate to Heaven” movie, which depicts a story from the 4-day war in Artsakh. Mr. Avedissian formally invited the Prelate […]

Ground Blessing of the New Stadium at Mesrobian Armenian School – A Stone from the Historical Catholicosate in Sis

On Saturday, October 22, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, conducted a ground blessing of a new stadium at Mesrobian Armenian School. In attendance were; the Mayor of the City of Montebello, clergy, representatives of the Executive Council, Board of Regents, Holy Cross Cathedral Board of Trustees, Construction committee, Principal and teachers of Mesrobian School, […]

Holy Cross Church Jubilee Celebrations Concluded by a Concert

On Sunday, October 23, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, presided over a concert dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Holy Cross Church. In attendance were Clergy, members of the Executive Council and the faithful. The concert was conducted by members of the Holy Cross Church choir soloists; Linet, Elena and Edna Karamian sisters, under […]

Around 500 Educators Participated at the Teachers Seminar Organized by the Board of Regents of the Prelacy Schools

On Saturday, October 22, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, presided over a Teachers Seminar at Holy Martyrs Armenian Church “Avedissian” hall, which was organized by the Board of Regents. Welcoming remarks were delivered by Mrs. Tamar Tufenkian, Secretary of the Board of Trustees, and on behalf of the Board of Trustees, Mr. Sarkis Ourfalian, […]

The Prelate Paid a Pastoral Visit to San Francisco

– DIVINE LITURGY AND BLESSING OF WATER – CHURCH ANNUAL BANQUET – MEETING WITH MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY – VISIT TO KZV ARMENIAN SCHOOL On Saturday, October 15, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, departed to San Francisco for a five-day pastoral visit, where on Sunday, October 16, 2022, Episcopal Divine Liturgy was celebrated and […]

Prelate Allocated more than Three Million Dollars to All Prelacy Schools

«Արեւմտեան Ամերիկայի մէջ գործող Ազգային վարժարանները յաղթական պայծառ հորիզոններու ընդառաջ կանգնած, մնայուն զարթօնքի, նորաւէտ փթթումի եւ անմնացորդ ծաղկումի նշանակալի խորհուրդին մէջ աճ կ՛արձանագրեն, կը զարգանան ու կը բարգաւաճին, հարստացնելով մեր ազգի կեանքը, մեր բոլորին սրտերը լեցնելով հպարտութեամբ եւ ցնծութեամբ», հաստատեց Արեւմտեան Թեմի Առաջնորդ՝ Գերշ. Տ. Թորգոմ Ս. Եպս. Տօնոյեան, Ուրբաթ, 14 Հոկտեմբեր 2022-ին, իր հրաւէրով […]

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