The Week in Pictures: September 26 – October 2, 2022

The end of September was full of Orthodox events. Please see below the images in our weekly photo feature.

End of September at the “Poiana Pustnicului” (“The Hermit’s Clearing”) Skete in Gorj county, Romania. Photo: “Poiana Pustnicului” Skete
Sunset at Cernica Monastery, near Bucharest, Romania. Photo: Georgiana Bărîcă
Maintenance works at the “Holy Apostles Peter and Paul” and “Holy Transylvanian Martyrs” Church in Mediaș, Sibiu county. Photo: Ovidiu Tătar
The Golia Monastery Church is seen from under the tower bell arch. Photo: Florin Postolache
Metropolitan Theodore of Ahaltsihe and Tao-Klargeti and a children’s choir from Georgia were present, on September 27, 2022, at the feast of the Hieromartyr Anthimus the Georgian in the Romanian city of Râmnicu Vâlcea, protected by the holy hierarch. Photo: Archdiocese of Râmnic
Koliva decorated with the icon of Hieromartyr Anthimus the Georgian at Bucharest’s Antim Monastery, which he founded, on the holy hierarch’s feast, September 27, 2022. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Patriarch Ilya of Georgia celebrated the Divine Liturgy for the Elevation of the Holy Cross, celebrated on September 27, 2022, according to the unrevised calendar. Photo: Georgian Patriarchate
The feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross was celebrated in Jerusalem on September 27, 2022, according to the unrevised calendar. Photo: Jerusalem Patriarchate
The photo exhibition “St John the New of Suceava – a History in World Heritage Images” was inaugurated at Romania’s National Library in Bucharest on September 27, 2022. Photo: / Raluca Emanuela-Ene
Bishop Iustin of Maramureș and Sătmar prayed at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest, Romania, on September 30, 2022, when Patriarch Daniel of Romania celebrated His Beatitude’s 15 years of patriarchate. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Patriarch Daniel received congratulations messages from representatives of State authorities and public institutions on September 30, 2022, the day marking 15 years since His Beatitude became the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
A moment during the Divine Liturgy celebrated at the “Dormition of the Mother of God” Skete in Câmpulung Moldovenesc, Romania. Photo: Hrisostom Puescu
His Grace Teofil of Iberia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Romanian Orthodox “Holy Three Hierarchs” in Paris – La Courneuve on October 1, 2022, for the Protection of the Mother of God, the secondary patronal feast of the worship place. Photo: Fr Mircea Filip
The faithful are blessed with holy water at Bucharest’s Darvari Skete on October 1, 2022. Photo: Afsar Amirabadi
Icon of Venerable Simeon Stylites with the Reunification Cathedral in Alba Iulia, Romania, in the background. Photo: Facebook / BasilicArt – Atelier de pictură bizantină
His Grace Benedict of Bistrița blesses the faithful of Salva at the patronal feast of Florești Monastery on October 1, 2022. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj / Ionuț Chifa
Bishop Polycarp of Belogradcik, vicar of the Metropolis of Sofia, at the “Dormition of the Mother of God” Monastery in Iskrets, Bulgaria, on October 2, 2022. Photo: Bulgarian Patriarchate
The church in Lucăcești, Bacău county, Romania, on the day of its consecration, October 2, 2022. Photo: Archdiocese of Roman and Bacău
This snapshot was captured on October 1, 2022, during the celebration of the Protection of the Mother of God, the patronal feast of the Pocrov Skete in Romania. Photo:
Procession at the Orthodox “Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel” Parish in Valea Stejarului, Maramureș county, Romania. Photo: Diocese of Maramureș Sătmar

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