On October 30, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in San Diego, California.
His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Patriarchal Vicar for the Archdiocese of the Western USA, and Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director.
During the Holy Qurobo, His Holiness elevated Rev. Fr. Fadi Atto to the rank of Khuroyo. Very Rev. Fr.Fadi thanked His Holiness for his love and support to all the faithful of the parish. He also expressed his gratitude to His Holiness for bestowing on him this rank, asking for his prayers that the Lord may bless his ministry and make it fruitful.