Sunday, January 24th, 2015 at the Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in San Gabriel California the Feast of St. Sava, First Archbishop of the Serbs, was celebrated.
The day began with the Divine Liturgy which was celebrated by His Grace, Bishop Maxim, Fr. Lazar Vasiljevic, Fr. Peter Jovanovic, and Deacon Zoran Aleksic. The slava services was held in the social hall with all the St. Sava children participating with much enthusiasm. A festal banquet was enjoyed by all and then followed a beautiful program with wonderful poems presented by the children and folklore performances by the St. Sava folklore groups.
Mayor of Belgrade organized a traditional reception on January 26, 2016, on the occasion of St. Sava’s Day, the feast-day of Serbian school education.
Mayor of the City of Belgrade Mr. Sinisa Mali welcomed assembled teachers and professors, who, according to him, have the most beautiful job - to convey their knowledge to younger generations.
A parish of the Orthodox Church in America, celebrated its altar feast, the feast of St. Maximus the Confessor, January 20-21 with Bishop Maxim of the Western Diocese of the Serbian Church in North America.
On the occasion of the 40th day of the eternal repose of The Very Venerable abbess Mother Ana Radetic, on January 22nd, 2016, the holy liturgy was served in the New Marcha Monastery in Richfield, OH, followed by the memorial service. With the blessing of The Right Reverend Bishop Dr Mitrophan, The Hieromonk Platon Jovic officiated the holy liturgy accompanied by the nuns from The New Marcha monastery and the sisterhood of The Nativity of the Holy Theotokos Monastery from New Carlisle, Indiana, at the lectern.
Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Mission in Fairmont, West Virginia is a parish of the Eastern American Diocese. The Rt. Reverend Dr. Mitrophan , Diocesan Bishop, blessed the opening of the mission on April 15, 2000.