The Week in Pictures: September 12 – 18, 2022

The feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, the Day of the Firefighters and other Christian Orthodox events were captured through the photo lens between September 12 and 18, 2022: please see our latest Week in Pictures photo selection.

The Divine Liturgy celebrated at St joseph the Hesychast’s grave in Nea Skiti, Mount Athos, on September 12, 2022. Photo: Antonio Cîrdei
Faithful participate in the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross at Bucharest’s “St Basil the Great – Victoria” Parish, which included a procession entitled “The Way of the Holy Cross, Ladder to Heaven”, organized on September 13, 2022. Photo: / Raluca-Emanuela Ene
Cross at “Ceauș Radu” Church in Bucharest on the feast day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, September 14, 2022. Photo: Mariana Stancă
Young people from New Jersey, US, tried to recover the crosses thrown into the ocean by the Greek Archbishop of America. Photo: GOA / Dimitrios Panagos
A believer honours the Holy Cross at the patronal feast of a church on Bucharest’s Calea Victoriei street, September 14, 2022. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Bucharest’s Antim Monastery hosted the colloquium “Father Sofian, Soul Iconographer”, on September 14, 2022, the 20-year anniversary of Archimandrite Sofian Boghiu’s blessed repose. Photo: / Raluca-Emanuela Ene
The Ecumenical Patriarch signed the Condolences Book for Queen Elizabeth II at the British Embassy in Istanbul, on September 14, 2022. Photo: Ecumenical Patriarchate/ Nikos Papachristou
Săpânța – Noul Peri Monastery in the northern-Romanian county of Maramureș, on the day of its patronal feast, September 14, 2022. Photo: Facebook / Episcopia Maramureșului și Sătmarului
The local faithful participated in the patronal feast of the “Exaltation of the Holy Cross” Monastery in Râșca, Suceava county, flowers and basil bouquets in hands, on September 14, 2022. Photo: Archdiocese of Suceava and Rădăuți / Irina Ursachi
Caraiman Monastery celebrated its patronal feast on September 14, 2022. Photo: Alexandru Paraschiv
On September 15, 2022, the Metropolitan Cathedral in Timişoara honoured its spiritual patron, Holy Hierarch Joseph the New of Partoş, former metropolitan of Banat Photo: Stela Plămadă
His Eminence Casian, Bishop of Lower Danube, marked the Day of the Firefighters with the firefighters from the city of Galați. Photo: Archdiocese of Lower Danube
The Internațional Orthodox Music Festival in Poland, on September 15, 2022. Photo: Orthodox Church of Poland
A mother prays with her little girl at the holy relics of St Joseph the New, former metropolitan of Banat. Photo: Snejana Țaran
St Nikephoros the Leper’s house in Sirikari, the Island of Crete. Photo: Katia Tsimblaki/
“Letter When Nobody’s Listening” by Juvenalie Vasiu, a book for holiday. Photo: Ruxandra Tufeanu
His Grace Polycarpus, Auxiliary Bishop of Sofia, blessed a 36-metre high iron cross on the eve of St Sofia’s feast, September 17, 2022. Photo: Bulgarian Patriarchate
Monk playing the semantron at Comana Monastery in the county of Giurgiu, Romania, on September 18, 2022. Photo: Comana Monastery / Dragoș Grigore
A rainbow appeared during the consecration of the “Holy Prophet Elijah of Thesbe” Church in Băișoara, the county of Cluj, Romania, on September 18, 2022. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj / Darius Echim

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