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St Ilie Chapel

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Saturday May 21st, 2011 was a good day Fotovest meeting when we've met, took pictures, exchange ideas and had lots of fun.

In the afternoon I had the chance to revisit a Greek-Catholic Monastery where father Jose Vela gave us a "grand tour" with explanations and answers to whatever we asked. It was really wonderful, considering the fact he came to mission in Romania from the United States and in fact he is representing a religious denomination that originates from here. The hourse spend together flew like a charm and I hope we'll have the chance to meet again soon :)

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A: Bells Greek Catholic St.Treime Monastery Timis

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B: Food For Thought

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C: Pilgrim House View

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D: Outdoor Greek Catholic St-Treime Monastery Timis Cob

di Valentin Arfire, 80 metri di distanza

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Outdoor Greek Catholic St-Treime Monastery Timis Cob

E: Indoor Greek Catholic St.Treime Monastery Timis Cob

di Valentin Arfire, 80 metri di distanza

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Indoor Greek Catholic St.Treime Monastery Timis Cob

F: Pilgrim House 1floor

di Valentin Arfire, 90 metri di distanza

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Pilgrim House 1floor

G: Pilgrim House Hall

di Valentin Arfire, 90 metri di distanza

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Pilgrim House Hall

H: Pilgrim House Entrance

di Valentin Arfire, 90 metri di distanza

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Pilgrim House Entrance

I: lunch at monastery

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 THE GREEK CATHOLIC MONASTERY SFANTA TREIME FROM GIROC, JUD TIMIS has a chappel that honors and implo...

lunch at monastery

J: Prelegere

di Valentin Arfire, 100 metri di distanza

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Prelegere

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Banat, Europe

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Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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