During mass on Sunday–June 1–Prelacy churches throughout Western USA read the holy encyclical of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of Cilicia honoring and bestowing on Prelate Bishop Moushegh Mardirossian the title of Archbishop.
On the occasion–the Prelate conducted services at Holy Martyrs Church in San Fernando Valley. The spiritual leader of Holy Martyrs Rev. Razmig Khachadourian read the holy encyclical.
Following services–Archbishop Mardirossian accepted congratulatory visits. On the occasion–he also be accepting visits on Tuesday–June 3 from 4 to 7 PM at the Prelacy headquarters.