PHOTO GALLERY


HOLY PASCHA | SFINTELE PASTI 
4 April 2010

 


Fr Laurence prepared the proscomedia for the main chalice
 

Come, take the light! Veniti de primiti lumina!
 

The darkened Church begins to fill with light
         


The toaca sounds as the bells begin to ring
 

Faithful outside listen to the Gospel reading
 

The Gospel is proclaimed by the Archbishop

       


Crowds gather outside the Cathedral
 

Listening quietly to the Gospel reading
 

His Eminence and clergy at the main doors
         

Choir members sing "Hristos a inviat!"
   

Christ is Risen! 
Hristos a Inviat!
 

Parishioners carefully hold their "Paschal light"

       


"Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered..."
 

... But let the righteous be glad!"
 

Participants fill the Cathedral for Liturgy

       

A partial view of the Cathedral's "Archbishop Valerian" Choir
 

Frs Pop & Lazar read the Sermon of St John
 
Archbishop Nathaniel listens to the Paschal sermon from the throne
         

Clergy who served the Resurrection services
 

A wonderful reception is held each year
 


Traditional Paschal baskets and foods are blessed
         

The Cathedral, now aglow with new life sits silent in the early morning
 

The moon looks down in the darkness over the brightly lit Cathedral
 
         
 
PASCHAL VESPERS
a Doua Invierii
       
         

Participants process again around the church
 

The Gospel is read in 
11 languages
 

Marius Sidau sounds the toaca once more

       

Reading of the Gospel at the doors outside
 

Even the youngest enjoy the special day
 

Clergy take turns reading the Gospel with faithful
 

 

 
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