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Armenian leaders celebrate Christmas

January 05, 2012
  • His Eminence Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian of the Armenian Apostolic Church presides over blessing of the water during Armenian Christmas celebration at Glendale Memorial Hospital in Glendale on Thursday, January 5, 2011. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)
His Eminence Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian of the…

Armenian religious leaders made their rounds to local hospitals on Thursday to mark Armenian Christmas, which is 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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