Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Youth Association 2018 at Mor Aphrem Center

31 Dec

H.E. Mor Dionysios John Kawak and the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese hosted this year’s Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Youth Associations (SCOOYA).  The conference, the theme of which was “Stranger in a Strange Land: Young and Orthodox in America”, tackled timely … Read More »

His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak Pays a Pastoral Visit to St. Aphraim Parish in D.C

18 Dec

His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak paid a pastoral visit to St. Aphraim Church in Washington D.C. from December 14 to 16. 

On Saturday evening, His Eminence gave a short meditation on how we prepare ourselves to receive the Lord Jesus Christ in our hearts, then he attended a Cristmas recital prepared and performed by the parish choir.

On Sunday December 16th,  Eminence Kawak assisted by Father Aphraim Al-Faham, the pastor of St Aphraim parish, celebrated the Holy Liturgy (Qurobo) during which His Eminence blessed the new parish council. 

Annunciation to Zachariah at Saint Helen Church in Indiana

19 Nov

His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak celebrated Holy Qurbono, assisted by Rev. Fr. Samer Yakoub Youhanon, on Saturday, May 17, 2018 at St. Helen Parish in Indianapolis, IN. During the sermon, His Eminence spoke about the annunciation to Zachariah, mentioning that both Zachariah … Read More »