On Thursday's night, September 7, 2017 The Chaldean League in California, held a Dinner Reception honoring H.B. Patriarch Mar Lewis Rafael Sako at the Crystal Ballroom hall, In attendance of the reception were also Bishops Mar Shlemon Warduni, Mar Basilios Yaldo, Mar Emanuel Shalita, and Mar Bawi Soro. and civic Chaldean organizations in San Diego.
Traditional Chaldean dish was served with Chaldean music playing in the background. Poets read poems for the occasion praising his beatitude and his hard work for his people. A short musical play was performed on his behalf by the church choir.
The president of the Chaldean League – San Diego section welcomed the patriarch and wished him a successful stay in California.
When it was his beatitude turn to speak, he praised the Chaldeans of San Diego for their hospitality and thanked them for all they did for him and for other guests that came with him.
Each group had the chance to take a photograph with his beatitude toward the end of the meeting as well as individual photographs with him as he was visiting each table. May God bless our Patriarch and our thanks for his visit.
Report: Wisam Jaadan
Photo by Basil Mi