The 2008 Annual, is dedicated to the Celebration of the 45th Anniverary of the Western American Diocese (1963-2008) with the theme "Growing in the Grace and Knowledge of Jesus Christ" (2 Peter 3:18). It is a beautiful historical publication of the Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America and provides an overview of the wondful and important events that have taken place during the entire year in our Diocese. It is 68 pages full of colourful photographs and a collection of informative articles about the work and ministries of the Western American Diocese. It also contains a Directory of our Parishes, our Monasteries, and our ministries. This is the second publication of its kind and each year another Annual will be added.