On Tuesday June 29, 2016, His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak paid a brotherly visit to St. Nersess Armenian Orthodox Seminary in Armonk, New York accompanied by V. Rev. Frs. Joseph Chamoun, Maroutha Hanna and Saliba Kassis. His Eminence was warmly received by V. Rev. Fr. Michael Daniel Findikyan. His Eminence Kawak gave a lecture on the History of the Syriac Orthodox Church to the group of deacons which were gathering at the monastery for a deacon training program.