The Week in Pictures: November 4 – 10, 2019

The Orthodox world as seen through a camera lens. This week’s collection of photos highlights the spread devotion to Saint Nectarios of Aegina, but also some funny moments captured by photographers.

Aerial view of the church of Sts Peter and Paul at Redwater in Canada. Photo: Aerialphoto.ru / Mikhail and Ekaterina
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Patriarch Kirill toured the exhibition Memory of Generations: The Great Patriotic War in Pictorial Arts, which opened at the Manezh Central Exhibition Hall as part of the Church and Public Exhibition and Forum Orthodox Russia – For National Unity Day. Photo: Moscow Patriarchate / Igor Palkin
Archbishop Casian officiated, at dusk, the laying of foundation stone ceremony for a new church in Serbestii Vechi in honour of Saint Anthony the Great and Saint Lucian of Antioch. Photo: Facebook / Lower Danube Archdiocese
The crew of the “Regele Ferdinand” Frigate, the first Romanian military ship to moor in Egyptian port of Alexandria, gave Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem a cap with the emblems of the Romanian ship. Photo: Representation of Romanian Patriarchate to Jerusalem
Over 4,000 believers joined the procession with the Icon of the Mother of God from Adam Monastery on the streets of Slobozia. Photo: Diocese of Slobozia and Călărași
The youngest subdeacon at the Archdiocesan Cathedral in Roman. Photo: Oprea Dan
Five children ‘turned their backs’ to Archbishop Calinic during a Divine Liturgy at Brădetu Skete. Photo: Facebook / Archdocese of Argeş and Muscel
Archbishop Casian blesses soldiers in Galati at the inauguration of a new military church. Photo: Facebook /Lower Danube Archdiocese
The children from the Drugănescu Mansion Catechetical School made wax candles. Photo: Facebook / Giurgiu Diocese
Priest blesses congregation with cross at the patronal feast of Darvari Skete in Bucharest. Photo: Basilica.ro / Mircea Florescu
A child kisses the cross from his mother’s neck as he waits to receive Holy Communion. Photo: Basilica.ro / Raluca Ene
Relics of Sts Nectarios and Ephraim carried in procession at Radu Voda Monastery in Bucharest. Photo: Basilica.ro / Raluca Ene
Flowers were thrown on the streets of Aegina to mark the feast of St Nectarios the Wonderworker. Photo: Marius Cotos
Children reading the Akathist hymn to Saint Nectarios of Aegina at Radu Vodă Monastery in Bucharest. Photo: Facebook / Radu Vodă Monastery

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