The Week in Pictures: August 2 – 8, 2021

A photographic pilgrimage through the Orthodox world between August 2 and 8, 2021.

Bishop Macarie visits the most elderly people from his native village. Photo: Facebook / Diocese of Northern Europe
Handwritten letter signed by St. John Jacob of Neamț on December 26, 1958. Photo: / Aurelian Iftimiu
A reliquary with a fragment of St John Jacob of Neam Neamț’s relics was brought from the Patriarchal Residence to the National Cathedral Chapel in Bucharest on the saint’s feast. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
The Archontariki of the Comana Monastery readied for its guests. Photo: Comana Monastery / Dragoș Grigore
The Metropolitan of Moldova and Bukovina and the Bishop of Northern Europe climbed the mountain together with pilgrims towards Ceahlău Monastery for its patronal feast. Photo: Doxologia / Lucian Ducan
The “Holy Apostle Andrew” Parish Choir offered a religious concert in the town of Vadu Izei. Photo: Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
Young people in traditional costume ride to meet His Eminence Calinic of Argeş and Muscel at the patronal feast of the Aninoasa Monastery. Photo: Facebook / Archdiocese of Argeș and Muscel
Središte Monastery in Serbia. Photo: Alexandru Echim
The Lord’s Transfiguration was celebrated as the patronal feast of the Turda Keys Monastery. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj, Maramureș and Sălaj
Bishop Antonie spoke to the young participants in the summer camp organized by the Diocese of Bălţi, in the Republic of Moldova. Photo: Archdeacon Marius Mihai Anton
Two children stand under the protection of the Romanian contemporary elders at Cornu Monastery. Photo: / Raluca Ene
The church of the Izbuc Monastery stands tall under the summer sun. Photo: Sergiu Andrasco
Prayer evening at the St Demetrios Church in the city of Constanța, by the Black Sea. Photo: Florin Postolache
The Hill of the Cross next to Putna Monastery at night. Photo: Ionuț Vieru
Polish Orthodox faithful celebrate the feast of Holy Prophet Elijah according to the old calendar. Photo: The Orthodox Church of Poland
The fresco at the “Henri Coandă” International Airport in Otopeni, near Bucharest. Photo: / Aurelian Iftimiu
Patriarch Ilya of Georgia celebrated his name day. Photo: Georgian Patriarchate
Patriarch Daniel of Romania blesses the faithful at Pasărea Monastery. Photo: / Mircea Florescu

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