On Sunday, December 23, 2018, His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak paid a pastoral visit to Sts. Peter and Paul Church and to St. Matthew the Hermit parish, in Michigan.
Sunday morning, His Eminence celebrated the Holy Liturgy at Sts. Peter and Paul Church assisted by Rev. Fr. Imad Al-Banna and in the presence of Very Rev. Fr. Edward Hanna and Very Rev. Fr. Maroutha Hanna. In the afternoon, Archbishop Kawak celebrated the Holy Liturgy at the newly established Parish of St. Matthew the Hermit. During his sermons, His Eminence took the opportunity to congratulate in advance all the organizations and faithful wishing them a very Merry Christmas and happy New Year 2019.