LOS ANGELES–In an announcement issued Monday by Western Prelate Bishop Moushegh Mardirossian–the Religious and the Executive Councils gratefully acknowledged and thanked prominent benefactors–Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Tina Carolans–who donated an additional $25,000 to the Prelacy’s new building fund on the occasion of the New Year and Christmas holidays. With this new donation–the Carolans’ total contributions to the Prelacy building fund reached $125,000.
"Indeed–Mr. and Mrs. Carolans for many years have actively participated with generous donations in the various accomplishmen’s of the Prelacy’s religious and educational projects as well as to the Great House of Cilicia," said the announcement.
On behalf of the Prelacy councils the Prelate addressed a letter to the benefactors in which he thanked them and expressed his appreciation for their constant commitment and their attachment to our Prelacy. The Prelate pointed out the fact that "the dedication and the commitment the Carolans have demonstrated over the years have developed a strong sense of spiritual bonding and a sense of intimacy which give us a feeling of togetherness along the journey of our mission–motivating us into accomplishing our goals. We are mostly appreciative of their kind and benevolent spirit."
"The Prelate–the Religious and Executive Councils thank the benefactors and wish them health and success," concluded the announcement.