The Week in Pictures: August 15-21, 2022

Please see below our weekly selection of Orthodox snapshots – this time captured in the period between the feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God and the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost. Which one is your favourite?

Liturgical moment: partaking of the Body of Christ at the feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God at Glâmbocel-Deal Parish in the county of Argeș, Romania. Photo: Casian Cosma
The yearly pilgrimage to Nicula Monastery in Transylvania, for the feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God on August 15, 2022. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj / Darius Echim
The Pasărea Monastery community, near Bucharest, sang praises to the Mother of God on August 15, 2022. Photo: Gabriel Drumea
Construction works at the “St John the Baptist” Curch in Gładyszów, Poland. Photo: Facebook / Dzieło budowy cerkwi prawosławnej w Gładyszowie
Patriarch Daniel blessed the Church of the Ghighiu Monastery, 60 kilometres north of Bucharest, Romania, on August 15, 2022. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
The icon of the Holy Brâncoveanu Martyrs, represented carrying their heads like offerings on plates, similarly to St John the Baptist, next to a portion of the holy relics of Prince Martyr Constantin Brâncoveanu, at  Bucharest’s Fundenii Doamnei Parish on August 16, 2022. Photo: Diac. Cătălin Robe
Children of the Pietricica Parish, Romania, during summer school. Photo: Iustina Lăcătușu
Mothers waiting in line for their children to be offered the Holy Communion at “St George – New” Parish in Bucharest, Romania, on August 16, 2022, when the worship place celebrated one of its patronal feasts, the Holy Brâncoveanu Martyrs. Photo: / Raluca-Emanuela Ene
Icon offered by Patriarch Daniel to Zosin Monastery in the county of Botoșani, Romania. It was adorned with flowers for the feast of the Holy Brâncoveanu Martyrs on August 16, 2022. Photo: Lori Gia
A rainbow appeared immediately after taking the holy relics of St Jacob of Putna back into the Putna Monastery Chapel on August 16, 2022. The Romanian monastery celebrated its historical patronal feast on August 15 and the Commemoration of its founders on August 16. Photo: Stoian Cristina
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I at the Sumela Monastery in Turkey on August 15, 2022. Photo: Ecumenical Patriarchate / Nikos Papachristou
Rainbow over the church in Visuia, Bistrița-Năsăud county, Romania. Photo: Fr. Călin Pop
Picture in picture: the photo of a photo of St Nektarios of Aegina, taken on August 17, 2022. Photo: Facebook / Tudor Călin
A ray of light descended on the icon of the Saviour at the Lazaret Church in the city of Bacău, Romania. Photo: Reichbuch Ioana-Luiza
A child offers flowers to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I upon His Sanctity’s arrival on Imbros Island on August 19, 2022. Photo: Ecumenical Patriarchate  / Nikos Papachristou
The bell of the church on Tabor Mountain on the feast of the Lord’s Transfiguration, which was celebrated, according to the unrevised calendar, on August 19, 2022. Photo: Jerusalem Patriarchate / Heba Hrimat
Prayer corner in Chania, on the Island of Crete, Greece. Photo: Ana Maria Aciubotăriței
The blessing of the grapes at the feast of the Lord’s Transfiguration according to the unrevised calendar, at Decani Monastery in Serbia, on August 19, 2022. Photo: Twitter / Decani Monastery
Metropolitan Panteleimon of Veria blessed the koliva at the Panagia Soumela Monastery in Vermio, Greece. Photo: IMBNK / Gherasimos Bekes
Prayer corner with an icon of St Eumenios Saridakis, recently canonized by the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Photo: / Aurelian Iftimiu
The Bishop of Dacia Felix visited the Romanian faithful in the region of Timoc, north-eastern Serbia. Photo: Facebook / Bojan Aleksandrovic
The Church of the 7 Saints George in Paphos, Cyprus, on August 20, 2022. Photo: Gabriel Drumea
Father Dan Damaschin blessed rap artist Connect-R, who came to sing at the charitable Festival Inimo in Iași, Romania, on August 21, 2022. Photo: Facebook / Preot Dan Damaschin
Children from the Valea Seacă Parish, in the county of Satu Mare, northern Romania, dressed in traditional costumes for the Sunday religious service, on August 21 2022. Photo: Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar

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