The First Serbian Benevolent Society’s Slava in Colma, CA

Church of Serbia - 27/8/19 On Saturday, August 24 Bishop Maxim traveled to the Serbian Cemetery in the City of Colma near San Francisco to celebrate the Slava (the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos) of the First Serbian Benevolent Society (FSBS). This organization was established in 1880 in San Francisco, California. The church dedicated to ...

“The Sacred and Divine Liturgy” оf Saint John Chrysostom”

Church of Serbia - 24/3/18 “The Sacred and Divine Liturgy” is a new English edition of the primary divine service of the Orthodox Church, published in full color by St Sebastian Press of the Western American Diocese, and edited by Bishop Maxim. This translation is an adapted version of the texts of accurate English translations already existed ...

Promotion of “the Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija” in Oxford

On February 14, St Theosevia Centre for Christian Spirituality in Oxford hosted a promotion of a truly splendid production—monograph on The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija. Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia, Bishop Maxim of Western America and Prof. Olivera Popovic from Oxford University spoke about this volume.Bishop Maxim gave a clear and helpful introduction to the ...

A Vidovdan Voyage to Paris

Church of Serbia - July 2015 During his “Vidovdan 2015” voyage to the Diocese of Western Europe His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America had a very fruitful visit. On Saturday, June 27, accompanied by Fr. Zeljko and Novak Bilic, the Bishop visited the monastic community of the Nativity of the All-Holy Mother of God in Bois-Salair ...

Fourth Episcopal Visit Bishop Maxim to Mexico City

Church of Serbia - June 2015 His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America made his fourth canonical visit to the Orthodox faithful in the capital city of Mexico from June 6-7, 2015. Accompanying His Grace was V. Rev. Blasko Paraklis, administrator of the Serbian mission there. Per the decision of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the ...

King’s College London Welcomes “The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija”

On May 10, at King’s College London, one of the top 20 universities in the world (2013-4 QS international world rankings), a rare history and fine art book, published by Sebastian Press, was presented to a wider public interested to study or expand their knowledge about the cultural heritage of Kosovo and Metohija (Serbia).  Bishop Maxim ...

The Feast of St. Maximus the Confessor

Church of Serbia - February 2014 His Grace, Bishop Maxim, together with clergy and members of the Diocesan Council, celebrated the Feast of St. Maximus the Confessor, His Grace's name day, at the Saint Steven's Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Alhambra, California on February 3, 2014.  The day began with the Divine Liturgy followed by the Slava ...