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Religious leaders visit local hospitals ahead of Armenian Christmas

January 05, 2012
  • Deacon Hovnan Vardanyan, from left, pours water that was blessed for employees as they celebrate Armenian Christmas at Glendale Adventist Medical Center on Thursday, January 5, 2012.
Deacon Hovnan Vardanyan, from left, pours water that… (Cheryl A. Guerrero/Staff…)

Armenian religious leaders made their rounds to local hospitals on Thursday to mark Christmas on Jan. 6.

His Eminence Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Primate of the Western diocese of North America, toured Glendale Memorial Hospital and Glendale Adventist Medical Center, respectively, on Thursday, visiting patients and blessing traditional bread to mark the occasion.

-- Jason Wells, Times Community News

Twitter: @JasonBretWells
 

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