LOS ANGELES–The Western Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of North America has announced that His Holiness Karekin II–Catholicos of All Armenia’s–will pay a visit to the Holy Cross Armenian Apostolic Cathedral of Montebello on Saturday–May 12. His Holiness will be visiting the Los Angeles area as part of his official pontifical tour of the United States in celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Armenian Church.
His Holiness will visit the Holy Cross Cathedral at 3:30 p.m.–where he will be welcomed by Prelate Bishop Moushegh Mardirossian–along with religious and community leaders. A "Hrashapar" will lead His Holiness as he enters the cathedral–where a service featuring canonical prayers and sermons will take place.
The community is invited to attend the service at Holy Cross Cathedral on May 12–to hear the message of the Catholicos–and receive his pontifical blessing.