On May 23, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mark Cathedral in New Jersey.
Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar for the Archdiocese of Eastern USA, and Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs, assisted His Holiness in the Holy Qurobo.
In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about the joy of the resurrection. He pointed out to the various appearances of the Lord to His disciples after His resurrection and the teachings He taught to the apostles. He also described the peace granted by the resurrected Lord to those who believe in Him.