The Week in Pictures: April 25 – May 1, 2022

The joy brought by the feast of the Resurrection of the Lord enlightened Orthodox Christians throughout the Bright Week. Please see below our selection of photos taken between April 25 and May 1, 2022.

European wood bisons grazing on a lawn near the church of the Vovidenia-Neamț Skete in Romania. Photo: Vovidenia Skete
His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel participated in the patronal feast of the National Cathedral Chapel on the day of the Resurrection of the Lord, April 25, 2022. Photo: / Raluca Ene
A copy of the “Eleovrytissa” Icon of the Mother of God from Vatopaidi Monastery on Mount Athos was processed by the monachal community of “St George – Cloșca” Skete on Bright Friday, April 30, 2022. Photo: “St George – Cloșca” Skete
Holy Great-martyr George was celebrated in Mioveni, Argeș county, Romania, on April 25, 2022. Photo: Archdiocese of Argeș and Muscel
Windmill at Celic-Dere Monastery in the south-eastern region of Dorudja, Romania. Photo: / Simona Chivu
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I celebrated the Divine Liturgy on the feast of St Kirill the Thracian, Patriarch of Constantinople, on April 26, 2022. Photo: Ecumenical Patriarchate / Nikos Papachristos
Teiuș Monastery in the western region of Caransebeș, Romania, on May 1, 2022. Photo: Jivan Alin
“Easter of the Meek” in the Republic of Moldova. Photo: Andreea Rusanovschi
Fog at Monteoru Monastery in the county of Vrancea, Romania. Photo: Fr. Daniel-Alexandru Bărîcă
Patriarch Daniel of Romania blessing the faithful with holy water in Bucharest, after the feast of the Life-Giving Spring, on April 30, 2022. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
The Metropolitan Cathedral in Timișoara on the second Sunday after Easter. Photo: Stela Plămadă
Spring landscape at Rohia Monastery. Photo: Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
The Second Easter day at Dobrești Monastery, founded in Patriarch Daniel’s native village in western Romania. Photo: Ioana Gavrilescu
The Patriarch of Jerusalem with Greece’s national team of teenage female football. Photo: Jerusalem Patriarchate
The church in Oarța de Sus, the native village of Metropolitan Andrei of Cluj, on May 1, 2022. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj / Darius Echim
Archimandrite Zacharia’s book with beautiful book sign. Photo: / Aurelian Iftimiu
The Archbishop of Tirana was visited by Ukrainian refugees. Photo: Facebook / Stephanos & Alexandria Missionaries to Albania
The feast of the Life-Giving Spring celebrated at Putna Monastery. Photo: Putna Monastery
A nun receives the Holy Communion at Bucharest’s Plumbuita Monastery. Photo: Afsar Amirabadi
The feast of the Life-Giving Spring at “St John the New” Monastery in the city of Suceava on April 30, 2022. Photo: Archdiocese of Suceava and Rădăuți
His Eminence Ioachim of Roman and Bacău struck painted eggs with a child at Bacău’s St George Parish. Photo: Archdiocese of Roman and Bacău
His Grace Macarie of Northern Europe baptized a Swede the Romanian Episcopal Chapel in Göteborg, the Kingdom of Sweden. Photo: Diocese of Northern Europe

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