CALGARY: On Sunday November 27, 2011, Bishop Galstanian celebrated Divine Liturgy in Calgary. Following the prayer service, the Parish Council of Soorp Zoravor Church of Calgary held its second Annual General Meeting under the auspices and in presence of Bishop Bagrat Galstanian, Primate at which time the election of parish council was held.
Mayda Beylerian-Chair, Varouj Minassian-Vice Chair, Heranoush Aprikian-Treasurer, Talar Prefontaine-Secretary.
Eduardo & Houry Kalaidjian, Ari Pandes, Eduard Aghajanov, Raffi Awjian, Raffi Kurkjian, Shahan Papazian, Ara Simonian.
The new Board will hold its first meeting shortly and make considerations for new initiatives and projects for the coming year.
VANCOUVER: Following his pastoral trip to Calgary, His Eminence headed to St. Vartan Armenian Church in Vancouver. Srpazan met with the Catholic Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB and discussed issues related to the mission of Christian churches in Canada.
Also on this visit, Srpazan met with the members of the parish council and visited Deacon Haroutyun Zelveyan at Arbutus Care Centre. Deacon Zelveyan is a long time member, serving the Vancouver St Vartan Parish. His Eminence was present at an Art Exhibition organized by CAAPA Vancouver