The Week in Pictures: July 6 – 12, 2020

We invite you to watch our photo selection from the week July 6-12, 2020, when two wonderworking icons of the Mother of God were honored across Romania.

The reliquary with the relics of Great-martyr Kyriake of Nicomedia exhibited for veneration at the Diocesan Cathedral in Huşi city. Photo: Diocese of Huși
A T-shirt reading: “The Romanian Orthodox Church † My Church”, worn by a priest’s son. Photo: Facebook / Ciprian Tudor
The Archdiocese of Sibiu inaugurated an ambulance service and a dental clinic near the Metropolitan Cathedral in Sibiu. Photo: Metropolis of Transylvania
A little girl lights a candle at Mosocow’s Diocesan Cathedral “Christ the Savior”. Photo: Sergey Vlasov
Feast of the Hodegetria Icon of the Mother of God at Neamț Monastery. Photo:
The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew celebrating the Divine Liturgy at “St George” Church in Adrianople. Photo: Nikos-Giorgos Papachristou
Icon watching over passers-by from behind restoration scaffolding. Photo: Instagram / Priest Igor Palkin
Children wearing traditional costumes from the Maramureș region in northern Romania participate in the vigil service held in the honor of the Prodromitissa Icon of the Mother of God at the National Cathedral Chapel in Bucharest, Romania. Photo: / Raluca Ene
There is always Someone watching over you. Photo: Instagram / Priest Igor Palkin
Comandău Monastery in Romania’s Covasna county celebrated its patronal feast: The Prodromitissa Icon of the Mother of God. Photo: Diocese of Covasna and Harghita
Pilgrims paying homage to St Paisios of Mount Athos at his tomb in Souroti. Photo: Vima Orthodoxias
His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel in front of Romania’s National Cathedral, Bucharest, July 12, 2020. Photo: / Raluca Ene
An elderly lady is leaning against a fence during the Divine Liturgy held at the National Cathedral Chapel in honor of the Prodromitissa Wonderworking Icon of the Mother of God. Photo: / Raluca Ene

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