2013 News Archives

Forty Martyrs Church of Orange County Celebrates its Name Day

Saturday, March 9, 2013 was the Feast of the Forty Martyrs, a feast revered by the Armenian Church commemorating the steadfast faith and courage of the forty young soldiers who refused to renounce their Christian faith and instead chose willingly to give their lives, thus becoming worth of God’s grace and eternal life.  This feast […]

Weekly News – March 8, 2013

EPISCOPAL DIVINE LITURGY ON THE NAME DAY OF FORTY MARTYRS CHURCH IN ORANGE COUNTY Saturday, March 9, 2013 is the Feast of the Forty Martyrs, which is also the name day of Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County. On this occasion, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will celebrate Divine Liturgy, conduct the blessing of madagh, […]

Prelate Presents Manas Boujikian with Pontifical Encyclical

On Thursday, March 7, 2013, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, welcomed to the Prelacy long-time community activist and benefactor Mr. Manas Boujikian, who was accompanied by Asbarez Newspaper Editor Mr. Apo Boghikian.  During the visit the Prelate presented Mr. Boujikian with the Pontifical Encyclical of H.H. Catholicos Aram I honoring him with the “Knight of […]

Prelacy Parishes Celebrate Mid-Lent

In celebration of mid-Lent, or Michink, on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 Prelacy Churches were filled with faithful who had gathered to celebrate this special occasion with Sunrise Service followed by traditional luncheons organized by their Parish Ladies Guilds or local ARS chapters. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, celebrated the halfway point of Lent with the […]

Prelacy Hosts 8th Annual Oriental Orthodox Churches Sunday Schools Bible Adventure Day

On Saturday, March 2, 2013, the 8th annual Oriental Orthodox Churches Sunday School Bible Adventure Day was held at St. Garabed Armenian Church in Hollywood, under the auspices of the Council of Oriental Orthodox Bishops, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, H.E. Archbishop Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, and H.G. Bishop Serapion, and hosted by the Western […]

Weekly News – March 1, 2013

PRELATE TO PRESIDE OVER DIVINE LITURGY AT ST. GARABED CHURCH IN HOLLYWOOD Sunday, March 3rd, 2013, is the fourth Sunday of Great Lent, also known as Sunday of the Steward. On this day, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood. Following Divine […]

Rose and Alex Pilibos School Students Visit the Prelacy

Throughout the year, students from various Prelacy Schools visit the Prelacy on different occasions to become familiarized with the headquarters and its endeavors. On the morning of Friday, March 1, 2013, seventy students from Rose and Alex Pilibos School fifth and seventh grade classes visited the Prelacy, where they were welcomed by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh […]

Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Hosts Annual Great Lent Luncheon

Throughout the year, the Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary organizes a number of educational and cultural events celebrating our rich heritage and traditions.  Among these is the annual Great Lent Luncheon, which this year was held on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. The day began with Lenten Sunrise Service […]

Prelate Leads Vigil and Requiem Service at the Armenian Ecclesiastical Brotherhood Center

  By the invitation of the Armenian Ecclesiastical Brotherhood, on the evening of Friday, February 22, 2013, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, visited their center in Glendale where he presided over Lenten Vigil service.  The Prelate was accompanied by Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian, Archpriest Fr. Nareg Pehlivanian, and Deacon Khatchig Shannakian. Requiem service was […]

Weekly News – February 22, 2013

ON THE 50TH AND 30TH ANNIVERSARIES OF THEIR PASSING  REQUIEM SERVICE FOR CATHOLICOI ZAREH I AND KHOREN I OF BLESSED MEMORY – ARS REMEMBRANCE DAY On Sunday, February 24th, the third Sunday of Great Lent which is the day of the Prodigal Son, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver […]

St. Garabed Church of Las Vegas to be Consecrated in April

H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, the Religious and Executive Councils, and the Pastor and Parish Council of St. Garabed Church of Las Vegas joyfully announce that the construction of the Church is nearing completion and the Church will be consecrated on the weekend of April 13 and 14 by the Prelate. On Saturday, April 13, […]

Presentation of Jacques Hagopian’s Two Latest Books

  On Wednesday, February 20, 2013, the celebration of the “Year of the Armenian Book” which H.H. Catholicos Aram I had proclaimed for 2012, continued at the Prelacy with the presentation of the two latest volumes by renowned and foremost contemporary poet Jacques Hagopian. The event was held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh […]

His Holiness Aram I Declares 2013 “Year of the Armenian Mother”

In the past few years, the Catholicosate of Cilicia has celebrated the Year of the Armenian Child, the Armenian Youth and the Armenian Woman. His Holiness Aram I has now declared 2013, the “Year of the Armenian Mother”. In his Pontifical letter to the Prelates, His Holiness described his expectations as follows: (1) To assess […]

Weekly News – February 15, 2013

REQUIEM SERVICE FOR CATHOLICOS ZAREH I AND CATHOLICOS KHOREN I OF BLESSED MEMORY  – A.R.S. REMEMBRANCE DAY By the ordinance of H.E. Archbisop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, on Sunday, February 24, 2013 requiem service will be held in Prelacy Churches in memory of Catholicos Zareh I Payaslian, on the 50th anniversary of his passing, and Catholicos […]

Prelate Presides over Feast of the Presentation of our Lord Service at St. Mary’s Church

On Thursday, February 14, the Armenian Church celebrated the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord to the Temple, “Dyarnentarach”. On this day, mothers take their children to Church to present them to the altar for dedication, commemorating the Holy Mother of God presenting the Baby Jesus to the Temple forty days after His Birth.  […]

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