On Friday, June 23, 2023, His Eminence Mor Justinos Boulous Safar the Archbishop Patriarchal Vicar of Zahle and Bekaa celebrated the Holy Liturgy at the Chapel of the Mor Aphrem Center in Paramus, New Jersey, in the presence of His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak, V. Rev. Fr. Joseph Shabo and V. Rev. Fr. Joseph Chamoun.
Archbishop Kawak welcomed Archbishop Justinos and told him that the doors of the Mor Aphrem Center are always open to him, and it is considered his home. His Eminence Mor Justinos Boulous first thanked His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak for receiving him, then delivered his sermon and he spoke about the Biblical Passage of the day from Mark chapter six about being a disciple of Jesus Christ.