The Week in Pictures: January 30 – February 5, 2023

Prayer, tradition, and pilgrimages are just some of the ingredients that make up Orthodox life. We invite you to see the photos in our article in pictures from January 30 to February  5, 2023.

Crasna monastery in Prahova county, Romania, surrounded by snow. Photo: Instagram / Mănăstirea Crasna
Reflection on the wet asphalt with the “St. Catherine’s” Church – university chapel, in Bucharest, January 30, 2023. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Marina and Iustina, students of the “Holy Three Hierarchs” Theoretical High School in Bucharest, an institution that celebrated its patron saints at the Patriarchal Palace, January 30, 2023. Photo: / Raluca-Emanuela Ene
The town of Gravena in northern Greece received a copy of the Icon of the Mother of God the Comforter from the Vatopaidi Monastery of Holy Mount Athos, January 31, 2023. Photo: Orthodoxia News Agency
The National Cathedral among snowflakes, January 31, 2023. Photo: Ioana-Ana Cacso
The Church of Holy Hierarch Nicholas seen from the Patriarchate Hill on January 31, 2023. Photo: / Raluca-Emanuela Ene
The Patriarch of Serbia visited St Sava’s Cathedral and Academy in the United States of America, on February 1, 2023. Photo: Instagram / Patriarch Porfirije: Instagram / Patriarch Porfirije
Photo of St. Alexi Shushania at an educational event organized by the Patriarchate of Georgia, February 1, 2023. Photo: Georgian Patriarchate / Nino Sozashvili
Hierarchs of Maramureș and Sătmar at Moisei Monastery, on February 2, 2023. Photo credit: Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
The first layer of snow and a cross as a unit of measurement in Balș, Olt county, Romania. Photo credit: Alexandra Iliescu
A February evening at the Cathedral of Our Lady – Joy to the Needy in San Francisco, USA. Photo: Protosyncellus Sofronie Bobaru
All dressed in white: a small church in Gura Râului, Sibiu county. Photo: Iuliana Cîmpan
Sunset over Bucharest. The main spire of the National Cathedral as seen from Unirii Square on February 3, 2023. Photo: / Simona Chivu
Preserving traditions and dialogue between generations in Bucharest’s “Annunciation” – Belu Parish Cafeteria. Photo: Georgiana Barîcă
A child looks fascinated at the candle flame at “St George” Parish in Călărași county, Romania, on February 5, 2023. Photo : Diocese of Slobozia and Călărași
Maria Trifan, daughter of anti-communist confessor Traian Trifan, at the commemoration service officiated for Ioan Ianolide anti-communist confessor at Cernica Monastery, near Bucharest, on February 4, 2023. Photo: / Raluca-Emanuela Ene
Fairytale landscape at Comana Monastery, on February 5, 2023. Photo: Comana Monastery / Dragoș Grigore

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