The Week in Pictures: July 26 – August 1, 2021

Orthodox youth camps, patronal feasts and pilgrimages were the main events of the week  July 26 – August 1, 2021.

Apples blessed in the memory of Saint Irene of Chrysovolantou on her feast day at the “Ven. Dionysius Exiguus” Monastery in Dobrudja. St Irene is said to have been sent apples from heaven. Photo: Facebook / St Dionysius and Ephraim the New Monastery
Radio and TV host Mihai Morar visits Dr Leon Dănilă, the prominent Romanian neurosurgeon. Photo: Facebook / Mihai Morar
30 years since the Translation of the relics of Ven. Seraphim of Sarov to Diveyevo Monastery. Photo: Nizhegorod Metropolis
A little girl sings in the choir of Bucharest’s “St Panteleimon – the Firetower” Church on its patronal feast day. Photo: / Raluca Ene
Bucharest’s Mărcuța Parish celebrated its patronal feast on the day of the Greatmartyr Panteleimon. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Archbishop Casian participates in youth activities during the camp organized by the New Scorțaru Parish and the “Sf. Panteleimon – the Salt Lake” Socio-Philanthropic Centre. Photo: Facebook / Archdiocese of Lower Danube
Abbot Melchisedec talked to the children of the “Closer to Heaven” youth camp at “St Elijah – Salaș” Skete of Putna Monastery. Photo: Archdiocese of Suceava and Rădăuți / Vasile Schipor
Christ Pantocrator at the St George Chapel of the Patriarchal Residence in Bucharest. Photo: / Aurelian Iftimiu
The Monastery of the Holy Archangel Michael in Thassos, Greece. Photo: Barbuia Cristian
Archbishop Calinic of Argeș was visited by a group of students from his native village, Cracăul Negru, in the county of Neamț. Photo: Facebook / Archdiocese of Argeș and Muscel
Romanian young people of the village of Spermezeu, in the northern county of Bistrița Năsăud, head to their local church to participate in the Divine Liturgy officiated by Bishop Macarie of Northern Europe. Photo: Facebook / Diocese of Northern Europe
The “St Demetrios – Post” Church in Bucharest organized a charitable Lemonade Festival to raise money for poor children’s school stationery. Photo: Facebook / “St Demetrios – Post” Church
Vine-shoot church model made by a student of the “St Nicholas” Theological Seminary in the city of Râmnicu Vâlcea, Romania. Photo: Robert Mustață
Holy Apostle Andrew, a sculpture by Monk Antipa of Dervent Monastery, in southern Romania. Photo: Protosyncellus Sofronie Bobaru
Vigil for the departed officiated at the “Holy Virgin Mary” Orthodox Cathedral in Minneapolis, US. Photo: David Lucs
Bishop Ioan Casian was with the children at the end of the youth camp organized by the Romanian Orthodox Diocese of Canada at Mono, in the province of Ontario. Photo: Diocese of Canada
Sunlight filters through the dome skylights of the “Radu Vodă” Monastery in Bucharest. Photo: Radu Chiriță
Sunrise on the Danube, at “St Ana – Orșova” Monastery in southwestern Romania. Photo: Nun Ambrozia

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