The Week in Pictures: December 14 – 20, 2020

The feast of the Lord’s Nativity is approaching fast. Carol singers have started to announce the good news in small groups and online. Please enjoy our selection pf photos taken between December 14 and 20, 2020.

Holy Martyr Philemon, patron of the actors, was honoured at Bucharest’s Radu Vodă Monastery. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Muffin the Cat is “mastering” well a book written by Venerable Porfirios. Photo: Ioana Mante
ASCOR Alba Iulia started a humanitarian campaign entitled “You can be a Santa”. Photo: Archdiocese of Alba Iulia / Paul Alin Scrobotă
“The Orient from Above”, a traditional Christmas carol concert, was shot in front of the Palace of Patriarchy from Bucharest. It was organized by the BASILICA Media Center of the Romanian Patriarchate. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Te Deum service on the name day of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
On the feast of Venerable Daniel the Hermit, the monks from Putna Monastery read the saint’s Acathyst Hymn at the stone cell that he had carved for himself in the wilderness. Photo: Facebook / Putna Monastery
The feast of the Holy Hierarch Nicholas was celebrated at the Hajnówka Cathedral in Poland. Photo: / Fr. Marek Litwiniuk
Bishops Iustin of Maramureș and Auxiliary Bishop Timotei of Sătmar received the first Christmas carol singers at the diocesan centre in the city of Baia Mare. Photo: Facebook / Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
White silence at Brînceni Monastery in the southern Romania county of Teleorman. Photo: Adrian Gabriel Drăgulin
Christmas carol singers at the church in Apahida, Cluj county. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj / Darius Echim
Christmas carol singers visited the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Photo: Ecumenical Patriarchate / Nikos Manginas
Carol singers at the Archdiocesan Cathedral in Galaţi. Photo: Facebook / Archdiocese of Lower Danube
Morning liturgy at “St John the Theologian” Metropolitan Chapel in Timișoara. Photo: Daniel Anitas
The iconostasis of the main church of Negru Vodă Monastery in Câmpulung Muscel, Argeș county. Photo: Protosyncellus Ieronim Gheorghiță
His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania received at the Patriarchal Residence, in the Hall of the Romanian Saints, two small groups of Christmas carol singers made of former members of the Romanian Orthodox Students Association (ASCOR). Photo: / Mircea Florescu

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