On June the 10th, 2017, and upon an invitation from His Eminence Mor Titus Yeldo, the Archbishop of the Malankara Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church in North America, His Eminence, Mor Dionysius John Kawak celebrated the Holy Liturgy together with H.E Mor Titus, at St. Ephrem Syriac Orthodox Cathedral in Whippany, N.J. The occasion was the feast of the patron saint of the Cathedral. H.E Kawak was accompanied by Very Rev. Fr. Andrew Bahhi. At the end of the Liturgy, H.E. delivered a sermon about St. Aphrem’s life, teachings, and humility. He also encouraged the faithful to follow after St. Aphrem’s steps, in serving the Holy church.