2018 News Archives

New Executive Director of Hayastan All Armenian Fund Visits the Prelacy

On Sunday, October 28, 2018, Mr. Haykak Arshamyan, newly appointed Executive Director of Hayastan All Armenian Fund, paid an official visit to the Prelacy where he met with H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and members of the Religious and Executive Councils and Ladies Auxiliary. Mr. Arshamyan was accompanied by Armenia Fund Executive Director Mr. Sarkis […]

Requiem for Homenetmen Members to be Offered in Prelacy Churches

By the ordinance of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the request of Homenetmen Western Region Executive, on Sunday, October 28, 2018, requiem prayers for departed Homenetmen members will be offered in all Prelacy Churches. The Prelate will preside over Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon at St. Sarkis Church in Pasadena. Members of the […]

Celebration of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I’s 50th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood

On Sunday, October 21st, 2018, the 50th anniversary of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I’s ordination to the priesthood was ceremoniously celebrated with Pontifical Divine Liturgy and a banquet. In the morning, His Holiness celebrated Divine Liturgy and delivered his message at St. Gregory the Illuminator Mother Cathedral in Antelias, in the presence of Lebanese and […]

Asbarez Newspaper Celebrates 110th Anniversary

On Sunday, October 21, 2018, Asbarez newspaper celebrates its 110th anniversary with a banquet held at “Bagramian Hall” of Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Holy Cross Cathedral Dean, Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian attended and read the Prelate’s message. Among the guests in attendance were Consul General […]

Armenian Missionary Association of America Celebrates its Centennial

On Saturday, October 20, 2018, the Armenian Missionary Association of America celebrated its centennial with a banquet held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Rev. Fr. Karekin Bedourian attended the celebration. Remarks were delivered by AMAA President Dr. Nazareth Darakjian, AMAA Executive Director Mr. Zaven […]

Installation Service of New Pastor of Armenian Cilicia Evangelical Church

Under the auspices of the Armenian Evangelical Union of North America, on Sunday, October 21, 2018, the installation service of Rev. Serop Megerditchian as the new pastor of Armenian Cilicia Evangelical Church was held in Pasadena. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Rev. Fr. Boghos Baltayan attended the ceremony and conveyed the congratulations […]

Prelate in Lebanon to Participate in the 50th Anniversary Celebration of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I and Central Executive Meetings

Earlier this week, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, traveled to Lebanon to participate in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I’s ordination to the priesthood and in meetings of the Catholicosate of Cilicia Central Executive Religious and Lay Councils, which will be held from October 18-20, 2018. H.G. Bishop Torkom […]

Feast of the Holy Translators Service at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale

On Friday, October 12, 2018, the Feast of the Holy Translators was celebrated with eve of the Feast service at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of Prelacy Clergy. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, presided over the service, which was comprised of […]

Celebration of Prelacy Anniversaries, Episcopal Divine Liturgy, Ordination of Acolytes, and Tribute to the Holy Translators in San Francisco

On Friday, October 12, 2018, the eve of the Feast of the Holy Translators, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, traveled to San Francisco to preside over the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Northern American Prelacy and 45th anniversary of the Western Prelacy, and to celebrate Divine Liturgy and ordain acolytes at St. Gregory […]

ARS Day Celebration

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, the “ARS Day” celebration was held at Wilson Middle School in Glendale to mark the 35th anniversary of the ARS Western Region. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended, accompanied by Rev. Fr. Ardak Demirjian. The program began with the flag ceremony by Homenetmen scouts, followed by the anthems of the […]

Executive Council Hosts Consultation Meeting at the Prelacy with Representatives of Parishes

By the invitation of the Executive Council, on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, a consultation meeting took place at the Western Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall presided by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and with the participation of Parish Pastors, Delegates, and members of parishes’ Boards of Trustees, Ladies Guilds, and the Prelacy Ladies […]

Archbishop Gorun Babian’s “Book of Soul” Presented at the Prelacy

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, Archbishop Gorun Babian’s posthumously published “Book of Soul – Poems, Spiritual Reflections, and Luminous Saints of the Armenian Church” was presented at the Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall. The event was held under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and was organized by the Prelacy Cultural-Educational […]

Prelate Visits Mesrobian School on the Occasion of Armenian Culture Month

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, paid a visit to Armenian Mesrobian School to convey his blessings and message to the students on the occasion of the new academic year and Armenian Culture Month. The Prelate, accompanied by Holy Cross Cathedral Dean, Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian, and Pastor, Rev. Fr. […]

Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Northern American Prelacy and 45th Anniversary of the Western Prelacy in San Francisco – Episcopal Divine Liturgy and Ordination of Acolytes at St. Gregory the Illuminator Church

On Friday, October 12, 2018, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will travel to San Francisco to preside over a special celebration marking the 60th anniversary of the Northern American Prelacy and 45th anniversary of the Western Prelacy. The celebration is organized by the Parish Pastor and Board of Trustees of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church, […]

17th Annual Gerald and Mark Golf Classic

On Monday, October 8, 2018, the 17th annual Gerald and Mark Golf Classic was held at The Peninsula Golf and Country Club in San Mateo. The annual event is hosted by community benefactor Mr. Hank Khachaturian in memory of his sons Gerald and Mark and to raise funds for charitable causes. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, […]

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