The Week in Pictures: November 14 – 20, 2022

The first snow fell in several cities in Romania after entering the second half of November. We invite you to view our weekly pictures selection between November 14 and November 20, 2022.

Saint Gregory Palamas’ feast was celebrated at the Chapel of Bucharest’s Politehnica University. The pictures shows the chandelier being pushed with a rod so that it spins back and forth during the singing of the Polyeleos. Photo: / Raluca Ene
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew went to the site of the terrorist attack in Taksim and offered flowers in memory of those killed, November 15, 2022. Photo: Ecumenical Patriarchate / Nikos Papachristou
Restoration work has begun on the frescoes at the Transfiguration Monastery in Vragkiana, Greece. Photo: Orthodoxia News Agency
Students hold candles during a blessing service for the dormitories at the Lower Danube University in Galați, November 17, 2022. Photo: Lower Danube Archdiocese
Wooden church of Techirghiol Monastery. Photo: Florin Postolache
Archbishop Elpidophoros of America distributed hot meals and clothes to homeless in New York. Photo: Twitter / Father Elias Villis
Feast of the transfer of the relics of St George the Trophy-bearer celebrated in Jerusalem, November 17, 2022. Photo: Jerusalem Patriarchate
First snow at Sihăstria Putnei Monastery, November 19, 2022. Photo: Raj Bostan
The monk Antipa (83) and the architect Dan Corneliu (99) inside the chapel of Dervent Monastery, Constanța county. Photo: Protosyncellus Sofronie Bobaru
Church of Arnota Monastery, on the feast day of Saint Gregory the Decapolite, November 20, 2022. Photo: Ionuț Chifa
First snow over the Prophet Elijah Church in Botosani. Photo: Lori Gia
Two children make a snowman in the yard of St. John the New Monastery in Suceava, November 20, 2022. Photo: Archdiocese of Suceava and Rădăuți
Bishop Justin in the middle of children at the Holy Archangels Parish in Bârsana, Maramureș County. Photo: Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
Reconsecration of the church of Sts Peter and Paul in Pietrosu-Oniceni, Neamț County. Photo: Archdiocese of Roman and Bacău
People flocked to Bistrița Monastery, Vâlcea County, to celebrate the feast of Saint Gregory the Decapolite, November 20, 2022. Photo: Archdiocese of Râmnic
Assistant Bishop Timotei of Prahova consecrates the chapel’s altar at Cantacuzino Hospital in Bucharest, November 20, 2022. Photo: / Raluca Ene

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