Archpriest Rev. Fr. Vicken Vassilian, Pastor
Archpriest Rev. Fr. Vicken Vassilian was born in Beirut, Lebanon, where he attended the Seminary of the Catholicosate of Cilicia. In 1982 he was ordained to the priesthood and served for five years as the pastor of the Macedonian community in Greece. In 1987 he relocated to the United States and served as pastor of the Armenian Apostolic Church of Pasadena and Holy Martyrs Church of Encino. He has been the pastor of St. Garabed Mother Church for the past 14 years.