The Week in Pictures: June 7 – 13, 2021

The Lord’s Ascension, the commemoration of national heroes and the consecration of worship places were among last week’s highlights.

Former international footbal player Mihai Neșu sits by the foundation of the church he is building as part of a recovery complex for disabled children. Photo: Facebook / Mihai Neșu Foundation
“St Nicholas” Church in Sadova, the county of Suceava, on the eve of the Lord’s Ascension feast. Photo: Father Mîndrilă Simion
Tens of thousands Serbians participated in the Lord’s Ascension procession led by Patriarch Porfirije. Photo: Serbian Patriarchate
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I with the children of his native village. Photo: Ecumenical Patriarchate
Fairy-tale landscape at the “Holy Prophet John the Baptist – Antonești” Monastery in the town of Corbeni, Argeș county. Photo: Facebook / Archdiocese of Argeș and Muscel
Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia with children on the feast of the Lord’s Ascension. Photo: Serbian Patriarchate
Koliva for the commemoration of heroes at St Ana Monastery in Orșova. Photo: Mărginean Ana
Comana Monastery: World War II veterans participated in the heroes’ commemoration service on the feast of the Lord’s Ascension. Photo: Comana Monastery / Dragoș Grigore
The Patriarchal Cathedral: Children from the Annunciation Kindergarten of the Romanian Patriarchate took part in the liturgy for the feast of the Lord’s Ascension. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
The main patronal feast of the National Cathedral  was celebrated at the National Cathedral Chapel. Photo: Lumina Newspaper / Luigi Ivanciu
The Metropolitan of Fthiotida visited the school in Lamia and offered an autograph on a basket ball. Photo: Orthodoxia News Agency / Dimitrios Anagnou
The National Cathedral could be seen in the background at the official opening of the UEFA EURO 2020 championship, which was marked by 3D video mapping projections on the Parliament building. Photo: Facebook / Bucharest City Council
The Metropolitan Cathedral in Iași: The faithful braved the rain to participate in the Divine Liturgy marking 380 years from the translation of St Praskeva relics to Iași. Photo: Doxologia / Oana Nechifor
HE Kim Yong Ho, Ambassador of South Korea to Romania, visited Putna Monastery. Photo: Facebook / Putna Monastery
The Holy Three Hierarchs Church in Iași: An accolyte looks back during the Divine Liturgy held to mark 380 years since the translation of St Parakeva’s relics to Iași. Photo: Doxologia / Bogdan Bulgariu
The Students Church in Cluj-Napoca was consecrated. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj
The liturgy on the 7th Sunday after Pascha at the Church of the Russian Federation Air Force. Photo: Russian Patriarchate / Oleg Varov
A landmark monastery for Romanian Orthodoxy has been imprined on a coffee cup. Photo: Archim. Andrei Anghel
A mother from Negreni Parish participates in the consecration service at the “Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel” Church. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj / Darius Echim
Rainbow over the National Cathedral. Photo source: Facebook / Catedrala Națională
Bârsana Monastery: The Bishop of Maramureș and Sătmar greets a group of pilgrims from “St Nicholas in One Day” Church in Bucharest led by Fr. Vasile Ioana. Photo: Facebook / Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar

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