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Քրիստոնէական սիրով կ՛ողջունենք Արեւմտեան Թեմի Ազգ. վարժարաններու Խնամակալ Մարմինը, տնօրէնները, Ուսումնական խորհուրդները, դաստիարակները, կրթական մշակներն ու ուսուցիչները: Մեծի Տանն Կիլիկիոյ Կաթողիկոս Ն.Ս.Օ.Տ.Տ. Արամ Ա. Վեհափառ Հայրապետը 2022 տարին հռչակեց «Սփիւռքի Տարի» եւ իր հռչակագրով կոչ ուղղեց Սփիւռքի համայն հայութեան՝ ինքնարժեւորման ճամբով վերակազմակերպուելու եւ ազգային իտէալները կենսունակութեամբ օժտելու, ի նպաստ հայութեան հզօրացման եւ Հայաստանի յաւերժացման: Ուրախութեամբ […]

Sts. Vartanants Celebration Within the Western Prelacy

On Thursday, February 24, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, presided over the Divine Liturgy at Holy Martyrs Armenian Church in Encino which was celebrated by Very Rev. Fr. Zareh Sarkissian, Dean of St. Mary’s Armenian Church in Glendale, on the occasion of the Feast of Sts. Vartanants. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian and the clergy […]

Feast of Sts. Ghevontiants in Fresno Divine Liturgy and Granting of the Staff

On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, on the occasion of the Feast of Sts. Ghevontiants, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Mother Church in Fresno. The Western Prelacy clergy participated during the service. The parishioners attending the Liturgy were filled with the message of victory through the solemn Feast of Sts. […]

Clergy Conference and Announcement on the Occasion of the Feast of Sts. Ghevontiants

On February 21-23, 2022, headed by H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, clergy from the Western Prelacy conducted a two-day long conference on the occasion of the feast of Sts. Ghevontiants, at the Holy Trinity Mother Church in Fresno. Heeding the message of H.H. Aram I., Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia, the theme of […]

The Western Prelacy Established the “Year Of Diaspora, Galstian Fund” with 200,000 Dollars

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed Aida and Seta Galstian sisters to the Western Prelacy. Under the Prelate’s guidance, the Galstian sisters established the “Year of Diaspora, Galstian Fund” with 200,000 dollars in light of His Holiness Aram I “Year of Diaspora” announcement and in memory of their late parents […]

The Feast of Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ to the Temple at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale

On February 13, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, presided over the Presentation of our Lord Jesus Christ to the Temple celebration at St. Mary’s Armenian Church in Glendale. The Dean of St. Mary’s Church Very Rev. Fr. Zareh Sarkissian and clergy members participated in the service. Members of the H.M.E.M scouts and parishioners were […]

Episcopal Divine Liturgy on the Feast of St. Sarkis

On Sunday, February 13, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, celebrated Divine Liturgy at St. Sarkis Armenian Church in Pasadena on the occasion of the feast of St. Sarkis, as the feasts marks the name-day of St. Sarkis Church of Pasadena. His Grace began his message by stating; “Let us make Jesus Christ the assurance […]

Prelate Welcomed Representatives of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry

On Thursday, February 11, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed representatives of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR) to the Prelacy, headed by President Dr. Frieda Jordan, who came to receive the Prelate’s blessings for the success of their future endeavors. At the conclusion of the meeting, the Prelate highly commended the mission […]

Mr. & Mrs. Stambolian Donate $2 Million For Establishing a Middle School in Orange County

On Tuesday, February 8, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, welcomed Mr. and Mrs. Aris and Angela Stambolian at the Western Prelacy. The couple expressed their unwavering support for the Western Prelacy in general and the parish of Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County in particular, and donated two million ($2,000,000) dollars for the purpose […]

Garbis Bezdjian Sponsors 100 Students Tuitions in Lebanon via the Western Prelacy

H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, in response to the “Year of the Diaspora” proclaimed by His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos, works tirelessly to lend a helping hand to the needy Armenians of the Diaspora, especially in Lebanon. On Saturday February 5, 2022, the Prelate welcomed the sponsorship of Executive Council member Mr. Garbis Bezdjian, who […]

Very Rev. Fr. Zareh Sarkissian Appointed Dean of St. Mary’s Armenian Church in Glendale

By the blessing of His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, and under auspices of H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, and the coordination of the Western Prelacy Joint Assembly, appointed Very Rev. Fr. Zareh Sarkissian as the Dean of St. Mary’s Armenian Church in Glendale. Fr. Zareh arrived in Los Angeles […]

Through the Western Prelacy Dr. Mike Sarian Sponsors 100 Students in Lebanon

In order to make the best of the “Year of the Diaspora” proclaimed by His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos, starting from the beginning of the year, the Prelate H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan launched various initiatives and calls to lend a helping hand to the needy Armenians of the Diaspora, especially in Lebanon. On Tuesday, February […]

Extreme Unction and Interment of The Late Rev. Fr. Hrant Serabian

On Monday morning, January 31, 2022, the extreme unction and the interment of the late Rev. Fr. Hrant Serabian took place at Holy Trinity Armenian Church in Fresno. Under the auspices of H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, H.E. Archbishop Yeprem Tabakian presided over the service (who had ordained Fr. Hrant into the priesthood in 1980,) […]

The Prelate Conducted the Opening of the Newly Renovated Holy Trinity Church Hall in Fresno

On Saturday, January 29, 2022, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, accompanied by the Chairman of the Executive Council Mr. Vahe Hovaguimian, departed for Fresno on a one-day visit, where he conducted the opening ceremony of the newly renovated Holy Trinity Church hall, which has been under renovation for some time. On the same evening, the […]

2022 – Year of Diaspora

To the Prelates, The Clergy, The Community Leaders of the Great House of Cilicia, and to the daughters and sons of our people, On the eve of 2022, from the Mother Monastery of the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia in Antelias, we greet and bless the National General Assembly, the Religious and Executive […]

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