Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Visits Holy Etchmiadzin

Oct 17, 2014 — His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II, the Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church, visited Armenia this month, at the invitation of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. Upon his arrival on October 10, a prayer of thanksgiving was offered at Holy Etchmiadzin.
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St. John Garabed Armenian Church in Hollywood Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Oct 17, 2014 — The 40th anniversary celebration of St. John Garabed Armenian Church was held on October 12, 2014, at the Taglyan Cultural Center in Hollywood. The grandiose event was held under the auspices of the Western Diocese and was organized by the Parish Council and the 40th Anniversary Committee. The evening’s honorary chairlady was Mrs. Rose Ketchoyan, the widow of John Ketchoyan, one of the founding members of St. John Garabed Armenian Church.
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Diocese Welcomes Newly-Ordained Priest – Deacon Sarkis Now Father Serovbe

Oct 10, 2014 — In the Armenian Apostolic Church, the ordination rite is one of the most spiritually enriching and moving ceremonies. Hundreds had gathered at St. Leon Armenian Cathedral on Tuesday, October 7, to witness the ordination and consecration of Deacon Sarkis Alanjian into the sacred order of the Priesthood. The ordination rite was the first in the life of St. Leon Armenian Cathedral since its consecration in September 2010.
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