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Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Luncheon – Proceeds Towards Western Prelacy Humanitarian Endeavors

By December 7, 2022June 7th, 2024No Comments

On Thursday, December 1, 2022, under the auspices of H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, a luncheon organized by the Western Prelacy Ladies Auxiliary Guild was held at “Anoush” Banquet hall. The luncheon was hosted by Mrs. Valentine Sarafian. In attendance were Archpriest Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian, Executive Council member Mrs. Dzovig Zetlian, the host’s family, benefactors and guests.

The events mistress of ceremonies was the editor of the Western Prelacy “Cilicia” periodical; Ms. Seta Krikorian, who delivered the welcoming remarks and invited the Prelate to bless the tables and deliver his message.

After giving glory to God, Bishop Donoyan invited those present to sing the Lord’s Prayer and thereafter highly commended the efforts of the organizing body and the attendance of the guests. Mrs. Valentine Sarafian was invited to the stage, and the Prelate’s letter of appreciation was read by Fr. Khatchadourian. Next, Bishop Donoyan extolled the God-pleasing activity, humanitarian spirit, virtuous attitude of the host towards her nation and the church, and blessed the tables with a prayer.

Mrs. Sosi Geokeozian spoke on behalf of the Ladies Auxiliary Guild, after welcoming the attendees, gave a brief overview of the importance of this yearly event and the programs recently implemented by the Ladies Auxiliary and announcing that the proceeds of this event will go towards the Western Prelacy humanitarian endeavors.

It should be noted that students from Rose and Alex Pilibos School – dressed in festive costumes – performed a short Christmas program. Young canon player Ms. Nektar continued to enthuse the event by performing beautiful songs on the canon, while the pleasant presence of Santa Clause filled everyone’s hearts with warmth.

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