During the service His Eminence will confer St. Nerses Shnorhali medals upon devout parishioners Stephanie Goshtigian, Dn. Greg Akarakian and Dn. Danny Akarakian and will present the accompanying Encyclicals of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. Hye Spirit medals will also be presented to Aroussiak and Kevork Antabian, Anne Mills and Shahe Adourian.
Primate to Pay Pastoral Visit to St. James Armenian Church in Los Angeles – Parish to Celebrate Name Day
In the Armenian Church calendar, December 14, 2013 is dedicated to St. James, the Bishop of Nisibis. On the following day, Diocesan Primate Archbishop Hovnan Derderian will pay a pastoral visit to St. James Armenian Church in Los Angeles where he will be the day’s celebrant and homilist.
On that day, the faithful will also celebrate the Name Day of the Parish with an official banquet following the service.
Dec 13 Diocesan Parishes Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Armenian Earthquake – Requiem Service Held for the Departed Souls
Dec 13 Construction Progress of the Armenian Church Complex of Las Vegas
Dec 13 ACYO Officers Installed at St. Mary Armenian Church in Yettem
Datev Outreach Toy Drive 2013
Parishes Across the Western Diocese,
Episcopal Celebration of the Divine Liturgy – December 15, 2013
St. James Armenian Church, 10:00am
“Little Angels Art School” Students Present Christmas Carols – December 19, 2013
St. Leon Armenian Cathedral, 6:00pm