On February 7, 2018, the Diocesan Primate Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, accompanied by the Rev. Fr. Nerses Hayrapetyan, visited the AGBU Vatche and Tamar Manoukian School in Pasadena, California. His Eminence met with the students, commended them for their dedication to their studies.
In observance of the Feasts of Ghevontiants and Vartanants, Archbishop Derderian called upon the students to develop spiritual immunity by strengthening their relationship with God through prayer.