On Sunday, July 22, 2012, the 7th Sunday after Pentecost, at the Saint Steven's Serbian Orthodox Church in Alhambra, California, His Grace Bishop Maxim, together with Fr. Jovan Babic, Diocesan Assistant Chancellor, Fr. Nicholas Ceko, Dean of the Cathedral, Fr. Norman Kosanovich, Assistant Priest at the Cathedral, and the faithful parishioners of Saint Steven's Cathedral, celebrated the Divine Liturgy commemorating The Holy Hieromartyr Pancratius, Bishop of Taormina in Italy and the Holy Hieromartyr Cyril, Bishop of Gortina in Crete. Following the Divine Liturgy, His Grace, Bishop Maxim, all the Clergy and parishioners, enjoyed few hours of fellowship and a delicious luncheon in the main hall.
Bishop Maxim Celebrates the Divine Liturgy in Alhambra, California
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Krsna Slava and Archpastoral Visit to St. Peter the Apostle Parish in Fresno, California
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His Grace, Bishop MAXIM led the parish of St. Peter the Apostle in Fresno, California in the celebration of their Slava, on Sunday, July 15, 2012. Serving at the Hierarchical Liturgy were host priest Protopresbyter Stavrophor George Gligic and the Diocesan Chancellor Hieromonk Jovan Babic. Prior to the start of the Liturgy Bishop Maxim tonsured as Readers parishioners John Davis and Joseph Wesseler. At the end of the Liturgy the traditional Litya procession around the church was held followed by the blessing of the Feast Day bread and wheat.
This year the parish honored Randy and Janice McAtee as Kumovi for their many years of faithful and dedicated service to our parish community. The Slava Luncheon was held in the parish hall and featured a program by our young children’s dance group and a special performance by pianist Nathan
Krsna Slava and Archpastoral Visit to St. John the Baptist Mission in Reno
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Saturday, July 7, 2012 was a blessed day for the St. John Mission in Reno, NV. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the chapel of St. Alexander of the Sleeping Ones by His Grace Bishop Maxim at the small but eager mission Parish in Reno. He was assisted by the Parish Priest, Fr. James Barfield, Presbyter Stephen Karcher (Greek parish in Reno), Presbyter Oleg (Russian parish in Reno), Protopresbyter William Weir (Fair Oaks, CA), and Hierodeacon Panteleimon. Vladika Maxim’s sermon was a reflection on the community of Saints and the particular place occupied in it by St John the Baptist.
Archpastoral visit to St. Xenia Skete & St. Andrew's Church in Northern California
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On Saturday morning my eight year-old son, John and I went with two other parishioners from our church in Anderson to Wildwood, CA to visit St. Xenia's Skete and to serve Liturgy with His Grace Bishop Maxim. The weather during the past couple of days had been very hot and wehoped that it would be comfortable at St. Xenia's. We were not disappointed as were blessed with cool but sunny weather during the outdoor liturgy which was also served with Fr. Hilarion the abbot of St Herman's Monastery in Platina and Fr. Paisius also from St. Herman's. After the beautiful litrugy, we crowded into the trapeza for a wonderful meal of salmon and rice and vegetables.
Bishop Maxim's First Pastoral Visit to Mexico
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У периоду од 26. до 29. априла текуће године, у првој званичној и историјској посети Православним верницима у држави Мексико били су епископ Западноамерички Максим и протојереј Блашко Параклис. У Мексико сити су стигли у петак, 26. априла 2012. године. Пастирско-епископска одговорност западноамеричког епископа за српске исељенике на мексичкој територији има своје упориште у одлуци Светога Архијерејскога сабора.
Historian, Professor Bosko Bojovic, gives a presentation at St. Sava Church in San Gabriel, California
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On Monday, April 23, 2012 many Orthodox faithful from the greater Los Angeles area gathered at the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in San Gabriel, California to listen to a presentation given by historian Professor Bosko Bojovic from Paris, France
Podcast of this lecture will be available soon. We are upgrading our website at the moment and transferring files. Thank you for your patience. (2014-02-07)