The Week in Pictures: July 4 – 10, 2022

Please find Moments of monastic life, patronal feasts and other events in Romania and the Orthodox world between July 4 – 10, 2022: the week in pictures.

Sunrise on Vistonida Lake, where the Athonite Vatopaidi Monastery has a metochion. Photo: Facebook / PemptousiaTv
Children at the “Nativity of the Mother of God” Church in Bacău learn how to make prosphora during the parish summer school. Photo: Facebook / Parohia „Nașterea Maicii Domnului” Bacău
A white dove came to drink holy water at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Iași. Photo: Anda Elena Pintilie
Prayer moment from a procession at the Lintula Finnish Monastery. Photo: Facebook / Valamon Luostari
Monk playing the semantron to call the faithful to the religious service at Sihăstria Putnei Monastery. Photo: Facebook / Raj Bostan
Auxiliary Bishop Sergey of Hamina blesses the motorcycles prepared to transport the faithful on a pilgrimage. Photo: Facebook / Ortodoksit Suomessa
The Neamț Monastery wonderworking Icon of the Mother of God on its feast day. Photo:
“From death to life”: snapshot from the Dervent Monastery cemetery in the county of Constanța, Romania. Photo: Protosyncellus Sofronie Bobaru
The holy relics of St Kiriaki, protectress of the Huși Cathedral in Romania, were processed on the eve of her feast. Photo: / Pr. Silviu Cluci
Fountain cross in Highland Oltenia decorated with the fruit of the vine: “I am the Vine, you are the branches” (John 15, 5). Photo: Vasile Ionuț
Precession with the holy relics of St Kiriaki, protectress of the Arapovo Monastery, in Bulgaria. Photo:
A copy of the Prodromitissa Icon of the Mother of God protects the only Romanian parish in the Austrian city of Zell am See. Photo: Romulus-Valentin Băluță
Portrait of Father Flavian, a monk of the land of Muscel, Romania, who is part of the Frăsinei monastic community. Photo: Facebook / Mănăstirea Negru Vodă
The Patriarch of Jerusalem participated in the graduation festivity of a high school in Jaffa. Photo: Facebook / Jerusalem Patriarchate
The Albanian city of Berat celebrated its patron saint, Martyr Necodemus the New. Photo: Facebook / Katedralja Orthodhokse “Shën Dhimitri”, Berat
Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia the Divine Liturgy in Vračar’s “Sf. Sava” Church. Photo: Facebook / Патријарх српски Порфирије
Lebanese chanter Ribale Wehbé sustained a charitable concert of Byzantine music in the benefit of Irene Ecaterina, Archdeacon Mihail Bucă’s youngest daughter. Photo: Facebook / Leonard Dumitru Militaru
Young members of Romania’s national association of Christian Orthodox students (ASCOR) prayed at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. Photo: / Raluca Ene

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