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Premiere Christmas Concert “Peace For The Armenian Nation”

H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate met with a group of musicians on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at the Western Prelacy, to detail their participation in a premier concert dedicated to peace for the Armenian nation. The concert will be held in the days leading up to the New Year and Christmas. “Peace has always been […]

“The Prelacy Has the Role of a Mother in Nurturing Armenian Schools,” Says Prelate

H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, Executive Council Chair Vahe Hovaguimian, and Executive Council members welcomed representatives and members of the Board of Regents of Prelacy Schools, headed by Chair Sarkis Ourfalian. The meeting was held at the Western Prelacy on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. During the meeting, the Prelate praised the meticulous work undertaken by […]

San Francisco Community Celebrates 55th Anniversary of Church Founding H.G. Bishop Donoyan, Prelate, Celebrates Divine Liturgy at St. Gregory Illuminator Church

On the occasion of the 55th anniversary of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church of San Francisco, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated Episcopal Divine Liturgy on Sunday, November 2, 2021. Attending the Divine Liturgy were Very Rev. Fr. Dajad Ashekian, Executive Council members Dzovig Zeitlian, Garbis Bezjian, Honorary Consul of Armenia in Fresno Berj Apkarian, […]

Celebratory Evening Honoring H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian

An evening honoring H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian’s 25 years of service as Prelate of the Western Prelacy was held on Friday, November 5, 2021 at the Glendale Hilton. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, presided over the dinner celebration that was initiated by the Western Prelacy Executive and Religious Councils and organized by a special committee. […]

H.G. Bishop Donoyan, Prelate, Meets with His Holiness Mar Awa III, Patriarch

H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, accompanied by Rev. Fr. Karekin Bedourian, met with the newly elected Patriarch of the Eastern Assyrian Church, His Holiness Mar Awa III, the 122nd Catholicos-Patriarch. The meeting took place on Thursday, November, in Los Angeles. On behalf of His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos, H.G. Bishop Donoyan, Prelate congratulated the Patriarch […]

Western Prelacy 49th National Representative Assembly

On Friday, October 29, 2021 the 49th National Representatives Assembly (NRA) of the Western Prelacy convened at Avedissian Hall in the Holy Martyrs Church in Encino. H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, presided over the Assembly, with the participation of Central Executive members, Religious and Executive Council members, delegates of Western Prelacy parishes, Members of clergy, […]

H.E. Archbishop Mardirossian Celebrates Divine Liturgy at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale

On Sunday, October 31, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, presided over Divine Liturgy at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian conducted the service and delivered the day’s sermon, while St. Mary’s pastors Archpriest Fr. Komitas Torosian and Rev. Fr. Ardak Demirjian participated. Prior to the sermon, the Prelate praised Archbishop Mardirossian’s […]

V. and A. Chamlian Armenian Club Students Celebrate Feast of Holy Translators at Western Prelacy

On the occasion of The Feast of the Holy Translators, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, met with students of V. and A. Chamlian Armenian Club on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. The students had walked to the Western Prelacy from their school, along with Principal Dr. Talin Kargodorian and teachers, to present an artistic program celebrating […]

Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross and Stole-Bearing Ceremony at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood

In celebration of the Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate of the Western Prelacy of the United States, presided over Divine Liturgy at St. Garabed Church in Hollywood on Sunday, October 25, 2021, and delivered the sermon. Attending were H.E. Archbishop Yeprem Tabakian, clergy, representatives of Prelacy Executive […]

Holy Martyrs Church Observes Joint – Anniversary of its Founding H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate Presides Over Fundraising Dinner

On Friday, October 22, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, presided over a fundraising dinner celebrating the 57th and 58th anniversaries of the founding of Holy Martyrs Armenian Apostolic Church in Encino. Hosted by Dr. Mike Sarian, the outdoor dinner was held on the grounds of the church. Attending were church pastor Archpriest Fr. Razmig […]

Artsakh is the Guarantor of Our Existence – Bishop Torkom Donoyan – The Catholicosate of Cilicia is One of the Pillars of Artsakh’s Rebuilding – Artak Beglaryan

On Thursday, October 21, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed the visit of Artsakh State Minister Artak Beglaryan, who was accompanied by Davit Hakobyan, first deputy chief of office of Artsakh’s president, and Board of Regents member Dr. Hasmig Baran. State Minister Beglaryan commenced his visit to Los Angeles at the Western Prelacy. The […]

Prelates of U.S. And Canada Meet in New York

The Prelates of the Eastern Prelacy, His Eminence Archbishop Anoushavan; the Canadian Prelacy, His Eminence Archbishop Papken, and the Western Prelacy, His Grace Bishop Torkom met Wednesday, October 6, in the offices of the Armenian Prelacy of New York, following up on their online meeting earlier this year. Following the opening prayer, His Holiness Catholicos […]

Three-Day Pastoral Visit to Las Vegas

On Friday, October 1, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, departed on a three-day pastoral visit to Las Vegas where he was welcomed by St. Garabed Church parish pastor Rev. Fr. Artsakh Badoyan and community representatives. In the evening the Prelate met with benefactors and delegate Mr. and Mrs. Alex and Arda Yemenidjian and commended […]

On the Feast of St. George the Commander – Prelate Celebrates Divine Liturgy and Conducts the Blessing of Madagh at the Armenian Apostolic Church of North Hollywood

In celebration of the feast of St. George the Commander, on the evening of Friday, September 24, 2021, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy and conducted the blessing of madagh at the Armenian Apostolic Church of North Hollywood. Western Prelacy clergy participated in the service. The Prelate began his sermon with the following […]

Representatives of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party Visit the Western Prelacy

On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, members of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (Ramgavar) Western Regional Committee, headed by Chairman Dr. Raffi Balian, paid a visit to the Western Prelacy where they met with H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, who was joined by Executive Council Chair Vahe Hovaguimian, Vice-Chair Meher Der Ohanessian, and Treasurer Dr. Kaloust […]

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