The Week in Pictures: November 23-29, 2020

The final fall days mark another step towards the end of year 2020. For the Orthodox, every second is just a snapshot of eternity.

Please see below our selection of photos from events between November 23 and 29, 2020.

Jesus Christ Pantocrator on the dome ceiling of the Cathedral in Orăștie at Vespers time. Photo: Manițiu Călin
Auxiliary Bishop Panteleimon visits coronavirus patients in a Moscow hospital. Photo:
First snow at Găbud Skete in Transylvania. Photo: Adela Păun
“…and the sun knows when to go down. You bring darkness, it becomes night…” (Ps. 104:19-20). From Radu Vodă Monastery in Bucharest. Photo: Sergiu Cârciumaru
Bird flock flying over Chiajna Monastery. Photo: Valentin Iamandi
“St Anthony the Great” Monastery in Florence, Arizona. Photo: Mihaela Contra
A little girl participates in the commemoration office for the departed founders of Bucharest’s St Catherine Church. Photo: / Raluca Ene
Two years from the consecration of Romania’s National Cathedral were celebrated on November 25, 2020 at the National Cathedral Chapel. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Panoramic view of Lake Skete on the Holy Mount Athos. Photo: Doxologia / Fr. Silviu Cluci
Journey to Pătrunsa Skete in Vâlcea  county. Photo: Mihail Stancu
End of military mission for Romania’s Air Force peace-keeping corps in Mali. The ceremony was held at Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base in the county of Constanța. Photo: Air Force Staff / Bogdan Pantilimon
Pilgrim guest house at the Holy Trinity Monastery in Ljubovija, Serbia. Photo: Instragam / Simeon Milinovic
A child acolyte honours St Stelyanos, protector of children, at the patronal feast of the Lucaci Church in Bucharest. Photo: / Raluca Ene
The holy relics of St John the New of Suceava were prayerfully carried in procession through the Suceava county to ward off coronavirus disease. Here they reach Putna Monastery. Photo: Facebook / Putna Monastery
Aurora borealis at Valaam Monastery, Russia. Photo: Instagram / Valaam Monastery

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