The Week in Pictures: March 15 – 21, 2021

The Orthodox faithful have entered the Great Lent, a time of spiritual preparation for the great feast of the Lord’s Resurrection. Please see below our selection of Orthodox photography from March 15 – 21, 2021.

Bishop Joanikije Mićović of Budva-Niksic at Dobrilovina Monastery. Photo:
The cemetery of Sihăstria Monastery in north-eastern Romania. Photo: Monk Ghelasie
Metropolitan Sava of Poland officiated the Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts at the “St. Mary Magdalene” Cathedral in Warsaw. Photo: Orthodox Church of Poland
HG Benedict of Bistrița officiated the last part of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete at the “Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel” Church in Turda. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj, Maramureș and Sălaj / Marius Romilă
A western capercaillie came into Father Ciprian’s arms. The monk lives at a monastery on Ceahlău Mountain, in northeastern Romania. Photo: Facebook / The Beauty of Neamț County
Shot from “Christ the Saviour” Cathedral in Moscow. Photo: Russian Patriarchate / Oleg Varov
Sunday of Orthodoxy at Putna Monastery. Photo: Facebook / Putna Monastery
Moments during the Divine Liturgy on the Sunday of Orthodoxy, officiated by Metropolitan Iona Lwanga at the “Holy Hierarch Nicholas” Cathedral in Uganda. Photo: Twitter / Uganda Orthodox Church
Group of Serbian priests visiting the campaign hospital established on the Stark Arena stadium, to offer moral and spiritual support to Covid patients. Photo: Serbian Patriarchate
Romanian Văratec Monastery is still covered in snow. Photo: Doxologia / Adrian Sârbu
Sunday of Orthodoxy at the Vatopaidi Monastery on the Holy Mount Athos. Photo: Facebook / Holy Mount Athos – Greece
The Archbishop of Lower Danube held a virtual meeting with the participants to the contest organized for the Sunday of Orthodoxy. Photo: Facebook / Archdiocese of Lower Danube
Child celebrating Orthodoxy at the “Holy Trinity” Diocesan Cathedral in Baia Mare, in northern Romania. Photo: Facebook / Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
Faithful holding icons on the Sunday of Orthodoxy at Pantocrator Monastery in the southern county of Teleorman, Romania. Photo: Facebook / Pantocrator Monastery
Romanian Bishop Macarie offered children from Växjö, Sweden, books about the meaning of icons. Photo: Facebook / Diocese of Northen Europe
Sunday of Orthodoxy celebrated at the Archdiocesan Cathedral in Constanța, Romania, by the Black Sea. Photo: Archdiocese of Tomis / Deacon Vali Vădănoiu
Child showing his reverence for St Demetrios the New at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest, Romania. The saint is the patron of the Romanian capital city Photo: / Raluca Ene

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