His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Gabriel Church in Haworth, NJ and elevated Rev. Fr. Aziz Hadodo into the rank of Corepiscopos.
During the Holy Qurobo, His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar for the Eastern USA, and Mor Titus Yeldho, Metropolitan of the Malankara Archdiocese of Northern America in the presence of the clergy of the parishes of New Jersey and neighboring states.
His Holiness spoke about the dedication in service and being faithful to the talents and flock entrusted to a priest. He then spoke about the challenges facing true and genuine ministry in the church.
Very Rev. Khuroyo Aziz thanked His Holiness for his trust in him and his belief that he could succeed in his new rank.
The Holy Qurobo was followed by a reception for the occasion.