From July 19th to July 22nd 2019, His Eminence Archbishop Mor Dionysius John Kawak, paid a pastoral visit to Sts Peter and Paul Parish in Southfield, Michigan. During his visit he met with Parish Council and on Sunday July 21st, 2019 he celebrated the Holy Liturgy (Qurobo) and during the Holy Qurobo, His Eminence ordained the following deaconess (Mzamronyotho): Rana Tallo Al-Sheikh, Ahlam Ajaj Abdul Nour, Mariam Farhood, Nawar Abbawy Alsheikh, Nadine Kassab, Watheka Mumtaz Dawood, Rand Zaem, Nada Hasso, Dina Salloomi Al-Banna,Sally Askar,Evon Fawzi Samaan.His Eminence was assisted by Rev. Imad Al-Banna (pastor of the church) in the presence of Very Rev. Father Edward Hanna. In his sermon, His Eminence spoke about service hood and about the role of the Deaconess in the Church historically and he explained their role in our today’s church. He also thanked Father Imad and Fr. Edward for their commitment and good service at the church, then he offered congratulations to the deaconess and to their families.
Deaconess (Mzamronyotho) Ordination at Sts Peter and Paul Church in Michigan