At the invitation of His Grace Gregory Mansour, Bishop of the Syriac Maronite Catholic Church for the Eastern United States, regarding the pastoral visit of His Beatitude Cardinal Patriarch Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, Syriac Maronite Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak attended the Holy Liturgy led by His Beatitude.
His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak was accompanied by Very. Rev. Fr. Joseph Shabo to the Holy Liturgy which was held at The Church of the Lady of Lebanon in Brooklyn, New York on Sunday June 26, 2016.
On Monday June 27, 2016, His Eminence was accompanied by Very. Rev. Fr. Joseph Chamoun on a brotherly visit to The Papal Agency for Middle East Relief and Development where His Eminence met with His Beatitude Cardinal Patriarch Al-Rai.