The Week in Pictures: January 11 – 17, 2021

Winter’s cold and snow were not able to conquer the warm souls of the Orthodox faithful. Please see below our selection of photos taken between January 11 and 17, 2021.

Drone photo of the Nativity of the Mother of God Cathedral in Veliko Târnovo, Bulgaria. Photo: Mareen Ewan
A teenager receiving the Orthodox baptism. Photo: Twitter / St Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church
Sunset at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. Photo: Radu Chiriță
HE Casian, Archbishop of Lower Danube, participated in an online event dedicated to poet Mihai Eminescu. Photo: Facebook / Archdiocese of Lower Danube
The Bacău Cathedral by night. Photo: Facebook / Nicu Chiriac
The funeral service for Father Mircea Păcurariu was held at the Holy Trinity Metropolitan Cathedral in Sibiu. Photo: Metropolis of Ardeal
National poet Mihai Eminescu commemorated at his rest place in Bucharest’s Bellu Cemetery. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Poet Mihai Eminescu commemorated at Putna Monastery. Photo: Facebook / Putna Monastery
Rânca Monastery bathed in new snow’s immaculate white. Photo: Silviu Florin Salomia
HG Macarie, Bishop of Northern Europe, in his birth place, with his family. Photo: Facebook / Diocese of Northern Europe
Nera Monastery covered by snow. Photo: Facebook / Nera Plant
Snow at the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Photo: Facebook / Nikos-Giorgos Papachristou
Fresco at the St Paraskeva – Pajura Church in Bucharest. Photo: / Aurelian Iftimiu
When prayer is dressed in winter clothing: Drone flight over Văratec Monastery. Photo: Doxologia / Bogdan Bulgariu
Snowdrifts at Piatra Fântânele Monastery from Bistrița-Năsăud county. Photo: Ionel Dincă
Auxiliary Bishop Benedict of Bistrița preaching at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Cluj-Napoca. Photo:
The patronal feast of St Anthony the New was celebrated in Veria without the faithful, amid Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. Photo: Kosmas Karagiannis IMBNK
Participant at the patronal feast of “St Anthony – the Old Court” Princely Church downtown Bucharest. Photo: / Mircea Florescu

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