LA CRESCENTA—Western Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian and the joint Religious and Executive Councils announced the appointment of Archpriest Fr. Hrant Yeretzian as the second pastor of St. Garabed Church in Hollywood. Fr. Hrant will be serving alongside Parish Pastor, Archpriest Fr. Vicken Vassilian. He will celebrate his first Divine Liturgy on Sunday, October 6.
Fr. Hrant has served within the Western Prelacy for nearly two decades as Pastor of Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County and Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello. Prior to arriving at the Western Prelacy, Fr. Hrant served within the Prelacies of the Eastern United States and Canada.