On November 7, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo for the faithful of the Parish of Christ the King in Chisec at the municipal stadium that accommodated the crowds of faithful who came to participate in the first Holy Qurobo of His Holiness in Guatemala.
In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about the early church and the see of Antioch which was established by St. Peter the Head of the Apostles. He expressed his love to all as his spiritual children whom he is happy and proud to serve. He added that their loyalty to the throne of Antioch is much appreciated and resembles the faithfulness of the forefathers who kept the orthodox faith and transmitted it from generation to generation. He encouraged them to remain steadfast in their faith despite the difficulties and the challenges that they are going through.
His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Yacoub Eduardo, Archbishop of Central America, Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Patriarchal Vicar of the Archdiocese for the Western USA, Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs, Mor Theethose Yeldho, Archbishop of the Malankara Archdiocese in Northern America, Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar of the Archdiocese for the Eastern USA.