The Western Diocese

Established in 1927, the Western Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church of North America spans the Western United States, including Hawaii and Alaska. With the faithful of the Western Diocese constantly growing, and establishing new communities, the Diocese is ever expanding its parishes, and the scope of its various missions.

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Primate of the Western Diocese

Abp. Hovnan Derderian is the spiritual leader of the Western Diocese and its faithful.

Find a Parish

The Western Diocese has 44 parishes parishes in the western United States. Find one in your community, and join us.