The Week in Pictures: October 28 – November 3, 2019

Last week was such a blessing. There were many occasions to help us to better understand life’s simplicity and eternal beauty. Here is a collection of thirteen photos that highlight the Orthodox world as captured by photographers.

The Bishop of Toliara & South Madagascar petting a donkey at the farm of the Holy Unmercenaries Monastery in Parnon. Photo: Orthodoxia News Agency
Orthodox priest feeding a baby girl while proclaiming the Gospel at Baptism service. Photo: Studio Beginnings
2000 pilgrims prayed to Sts Zenobius and Zenobia at Nechit Monastery as one of the monastery’s churches celebrated its patronal feast. Photo: Lumina Newspaper / Constantin Ciofu
Motivational speaker Nick Vujicic meets with Serbian Patriarch Irinej. Photo: Instagram / nickvujicic
Metropolitan Andrei of Cluj makes the sign of the holy cross with wax during the blessing service of a traditional house in Someșu Rece. Photo: Cluj Metropolis / Darius Echim
Priests and believers gathered to commemorate Archbishop Justinian Chira at Rohia Monastery on the third anniversary of his repose. Photo: Facebook / Diocese of Maramures & Sătmar
Bishop Timotei of Prahova attended an event marking the 100th anniversary of the “Constantin Tanase” magazine theater in Bucharest. Photo: Trinitas TV / Bogdan Radu
Over 200 Romanians attended the Divine Liturgy celebrated at Catacombs of Domitilla in Rome. Photo: Romanian Orthodox Diocese of Italy
Inner courtyard of Stavropoleos Monastery in Bucharest covered with leaves. Photo: Basilica.ro / Raluca Ene
Woman crying at a ceremony remembering the victims of the Colectiv club fire. Photo: Basilica.ro / Raluca Ene
Koliva with the portrait of Archbishop Eftimie Luca marking the 5th anniversary of his repose. Photo: Roman & Bacau Archdiocese
Archbishop Makarios of Australia doing some sightseeing at the tropical forests of Northern Australia and at the Great Barrier Reef. Photo: Instagram / archbishop_makarios
Patriarch Daniel sprinkling believers with holy water at the consecration ceremony of the Holy Archangels – Huedin Church in Bucharest. Photo: Basilica.ro / Mircea Florescu

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