The Week in Pictures: August 3 – 9, 2020

A week full of events, including the feast of the Transfiguration and the commemoration of three Romanian saints. We invite you to watch our selection of photos from August 3 to 9, 2020.

Sunset at Pasărea Monastery. Photo: Cătălin Năstase
A boy receives from Archbishop Ioachim the decree on the ordination to the priesthood of his father. Photo: Archdiocese of Roman & Bacău
Interior of the Orthodox Cathedral in Beirut after the explosion that rocked the city. Photo: Facebook / Saint George Orthodox Cathedral of Beirut
Metropolitan of Larissa visited the National Air Operations Center. Photo: Orthodoxia News Agency
Greek Archbishop Elpidophoros of America blessed the restart of construction works at the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in New York. Photo: Facebook / Archbishop Elpidophoros of America
The full moon rises over the National Cathedral. Photo: Radu Chiriță
The faithful venerated a fragment of the relics of Saint John Jacob of Neamt at the Chapel of the National Cathedral in Bucharest. Photo: Basilica.ro / Mircea Florescu
Woman holds her child during the solemn Divine Liturgy in honour of the Transfiguration of the Lord at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. Photo: Basilica.ro / Raluca Ene
A group of Romanian pilgrims participated in the patronal feast of the Great Meteoron Monastery in Greece. Photo: Basilica Travel
Believers participating in the open-air Divine Liturgy at Cernica Monastery on the feast of the Lord’s Transfiguration. Photo: Basilica.ro / Mircea Florescu
Gift from gift heaven is made. Metropolitan Teofan donated a vestment of St Parascheva from Iași to the Archdiocesan Cathedral “The Ascension of the Lord” in Buzau on the occasion of the feast of the Transfiguration. Photo: Vali Burlacu
Suceviţa Monastery celebrated its patronal feast on the Transfiguration of the Lord. Photo: Archdiocese of Suceava and Rădăuţi
Metropolitan Teofan of Moldavia walking to the monastery on Mount Ceahlau, located at 1800 m altitude, to participate in its patronal saint on the Transfiguration of the Lord. Photo: Doxologia / Lucian Ducan
Bishop Justin of Maramures together with children dressed in folk costumes at Botiza Monastery. Photo: Facebook / Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
His Eminence Archbishop Calinic blessing the believers present at Robaia Monastery on the feast day of Saint Paphnutius – Pârvu the Iconographer. Photo: Archdiocese of Argeș and Muscel
Saint Theodora of Sihla honoured at Sihla Monastery on her feast day. Photo: Doxologia / Fr. Silviu Cluci
Father Marius-Gabriel Bărăscu’s wife in tears at his grave, during a memorial service, marking a year since his reposal. Photo: Facebook / Remus Lupuleasa
Israeli Ambassador to Romania, David Saranga, revisited Hurezi Monastery. Photo: Facebook / David Saranga

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*RO: În data de 6 august 2020, Preafericitul Părinte Patriarh Daniel împlinește 33 de ani de la tunderea în monahism. Evenimentul a avut loc în anul 1987, în paraclisul „Sfinții Părinți Ioachim și Ana” al Mănăstirii Sihăstria, din județul Neamț. A fost tuns în monahism de starețul mănăstirii, arhimandritul Victorin Oanele iar naș de călugărie i-a fost părintele Cleopa Ilie. *EN: On August 6, 2020, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel celebrates his 33rd anniversary of his monastic tonsure. The event took place in 1987 at the Chapel of the Righteous Ancestors Joachim and Anna at Sihăstria Monastery, Neamț County. His Beatitude was tonsured a monk by the monastery’s abbot, Archimandrite Victorin Oanele. Spiritual Godparent at the monastic tonsure was Elder Cleopas Ilie. . . . #bineledestiut #thegoodtoknow #patriarhuldaniel #tundereinmonahism #calugarie #ortodoxie #sihastria #parintelecleopa

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