Parish News, Prelacy News


From left to right: Tamar Kanarian, Secretary of the Prelacy’s Executive Council; Rev. Fr. Torkom Chorbajian, Pastor; Mrs. Varsenig Dusty Cotter; Archbishop Anoushavan, Prelate, and Richard Greenhalgh, chairman of the Board of Trustees of Holy Trinity.

Archbishop Anoushavan, Rev. Fr. Torkom Chorbajian, Ms. Tamar Kanarian, and Mrs. Varsenig Dusty Cotter and her family.

On Sunday, September 12, the Holy Trinity Church of Worcester, Massachusetts, celebrated its 87th anniversary. His Eminence, Archbishop Anoushavan, Prelate, celebrated the Badarak and delivered the sermon. The Antasdan ceremony (blessing of the four corners of the world) followed the church services. The anniversary banquet was held at the El-Basha restaurant. His Eminence honored Varsenig Dusty Cotter, the retiring choir director, who served the Church for over 70 years, and presented her with a certificate of recognition. Mrs. Cotter received a specially designed khachkar from the Prelacy and an Armenian art album from the Pastor and Board of Trustees. On behalf of the Prelacy Religious and Lay Councils, His Eminence congratulated the church, auxiliary bodies, and sister organizations for their hard work, love and dedication.