On Sunday, October 20th, 2019 His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak celebrated the Holy Liturgy in the St. Aphraim Syriac Orthodox Church in Washington, D.C. He was assisted by Rev. Fr. Aphrem Alfaham, the Parish Priest, where he ordained : Mzamrono : Alix Zakar. Quroey : Majd Zakar, Ghaith Zakar, Faith Zakar. Afudyaqny : Raid (Hamdan)Aphram, Zaid Hendy, Roy Dunia, John Malky. During his sermon, he congratulate the newly ordained Shamoshe instructing them about the real meaning of being a true Shamosho on and off the Holy Altar.