Prelacy and Hamazkayine Celebrate Naregatsi 1000th

The greater Los Angeles area celebrated the 1000th Anniversary of prominent Armenian poet Krikor Naregatsi on Wednesday–December 10 at Glendale St. Mary’s Armenian Apostolic Church.

Answering the call of Catholicos Aram I to Prelacies as well as all Armenian cultural and educational institutions around the world to celebrate 2003 as the 1000th anniversary of Naregatsi’s Book of Lamentations (Madyan Voghperkutian)–the Western Prelacy and Hamazkayine Western Region organized the event to pay tribute to Naregatsi’s immense contributions to the Armenian people and church.

As the keynote speaker–Professor Kevork Kherlopian provided fascinating incite into Naregatsi’s spiritual/intellectual writings.

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