The Week in Pictures: August 22-28, 2022

Please join us in a virtual stroll through the Orthodox world by watching our weekly selection of pictures taken between August 22 and 28.

A 250-kilo bread was presented at the “United Villages of Sătmar” event in northern Romania on August 23, 2022. All the participants were invited to share it. Photo: Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
Unleavened bread with the sign of Christ imprinted on it and coffee as a day-starter. Photo: Facebook / Savatie Baștavoi
Bishop Iustin caresses a horse during the “United Villages of Sătmar” event in northern Romania on August 23, 2022. Photo: Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
The Archbishop of Lower Danube teaches a child how to use the prayer rope. Photo: Facebook / Archdiocese of Lower Danube
A local edition of the “Summer Camp on the Church Porch” is unfolding at Holy Prophet Elijah – Suha Parish in the county of Suceava on August 24, 2022. Photo: Archdiocese of Suceava and Rădăuți
Dozens of children participated in the “Mother of God, the Children’s Joy” Summer School organized in Rădășeni, the county of Suceava, Romania, on August 24, 2022. Photo: Archdiocese of Suceava and Rădăuți
Members of Bucharest’s “Annunciation – Belu” Parish community went on a pilgrimage in the Holy Land and stopped on the banks of river Jordan on August 25,  2022. Photo: Georgiana Bărîcă
The Great Meteoron Monastery in Greece. Photo: / Iulian Dumitrașcu
The church of the Robaia Monastery in the county of Argeș, Romania, on August 24, 2022. Photo: Lavinia Stoica
The children of the Romanian Orthodox Parish “Verona 1” learned how to mow and gather the hay. Photo: Diocese of Italy
American actor Jonathan Jackson and his family went on a pilgrimage to Putna Monastery in northern Romania on August 26, 2022. Photo: Facebook / Mănăstirea Putna
Nikos Papachristou, Director of the Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Office, photographed with His Sanctity Patriarch Bartholomew I on Imbros Island. Photo: Facebook / Nikos Papachristou
Night vigil in honour of Holy Hierarch Niphon, Patriarch of Constantinople, at the Dionisiou Monastery on Holy Mount Athos. Photo: Antonio Cîrdei
Priests and catechumens at an eparchial meeting in Uganda, Africa. Photo: Facebook / Orthodox Church of Uganda – Diocese of Jinja
The Icon of our Saviour Jesus Christ at Techirghiol Monastery in eastern Romania, by the Black Sea shore. Photo: Florin Postolache
The holy relics of St. Nicholas at his church in Bari, Italy. Photo: / Iulian Dumitrașcu
Phanouropita is a Greek fasting cake offered to Holymartyr Phanourios to pray for finding lost objects or other needs. Photo: / Raluca Emanuela Ene
The final procession at the Meeting of the Orthodox Young People of the Metropolis of Cluj in Cluj Napoca, Romania, on August 27, 2022. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj
Grui Parish in the Romanian city of Câmpulung Muscel celebrated on August 27, 2022, its patronal feast: St Phanourios. Photo: Archdiocese of Argeș and Muscel
Three hierarchs officiated the blessing of the “Holy Hierarch Basil” Monastery in Someșul Cald, Cluj county, Romania, on August 28, 2022. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj / Ionuț Chifa
His Eminence Ignatie, Bishop of Huși, offered Holy Communion to American actor Jonathan Jackson, who came to the city of Vaslui, Romania, to speak at the Meeting of the Young Ortodox People of Vaslui. Photo: Diocese of Huși

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