The Week in Pictures: November 30 – December 6, 2020

Romanians have had important feasts this week: the feast of the Holy Apostle Andrew, Protector of Romania, followed by the National Day and the feast of Saint Nicholas.

Please find below our photo selection for last week.

Winter landscape at Sihăstria Putnei Monastery. Photo: Sihăstria Putnei Monastery
The Holy Apostle Andrew was honoured at the Patriarchal Cathedral. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Priests from Russia participated in an online workshop on pastoral care for Covid-19 patients. Photo:
World War I (WWI) uniforms worn by the members of the Military Tradition Association who assisted at the blessing service of the Cross on the Caraiman Massive. The cross is the highest in the world built on a mountain peak. The monument honours the heroes who fought for the Unification of Romania in WWI. Photo: Lumina Newspaper / Mihnea Păduraru
Thorn-crowned pilgrim carrying a cross as a protest against restrictions imposed on the pilgrimage to the Holy Apostle Andrew’s Cave in Dobrudja region. Photo: Vali Vădănoiu
Priest Mikolai Dejneko’s body was displayed at the Holy Ap. John’s Church in Dąbrowa Białostocka, Poland. Photo: The Orthodox Church of Poland
Winter start at Râmeț Monastery. Photo: Marian Barbu
Children paying attention to the religious service officiated at Sretensky Monastery in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Sretensky Monastery
Father Nectarie is a missionary in Africa. More on his activity on his Facebook page: Facebook / Părintele Nectarie
Fashion designer Florin Dobre participated in the Divine Liturgy officiated at the Holy Apostle Andrew’s Cave. Photo: Facebook / Florin Dobre
Prayer moment captured during the Te Deum service held at the Patriarchal Cathedral. Photo: / Raluca Ene
Young people carrying national flags and portraits of King Ferdinand the Unifier and of Queen Maria of Romania participated in the Te Deum service held at the Holy Trinity Diocesan Cathedral in Baia Mare. Photo: Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
Romania’s National Day celebrated at the Unification Cathedral in Alba Iulia. Photo: Archdiocese of Alba Iulia
Bishop Ignatie of Huși with a young “assistant” during the National Day ceremony held in the city of Vaslui. Photo: Diocese of Huși / Deacon Radu Dan-Marian
Liturgy and patriotism at Bucharest’s St Anthimos Monastery. Photo: Nicușor Andrei Bălan
Vigil service in honour of St John of Damascus at the church he protects in the city of Damascus, Syria. Photo: Patriarchate of Antioch
An elderly man comes to pray to St George of Cernica. Photo: / Raluca Ene
The trapeza (refectory) of Hilandar Monastery on the Holy Mount Athos has been restored. Photo: Hilandar Monastery / Monk Milutin
A vigil service in honour of St Nicholas was officiated at the Chapel of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in the city of Cluj-Napoca. Photo: Rotund Perfect
Books, the light of worldly knowledge, and a representation of the Light of true Knowledge. Photo: Facebook / Marius Ciulu
Deacon reading the Apostolos for the feast of St Nicholas at the Patriarchal Catedral in Bucharest. Photo: / Mircea Florescu

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