Great Blessing of Water
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On January 6th, the faithful gathered for the celebration of Holy Theophany, commemorating the Lord Jesus Christ's baptism in the Jordan River and the revelation of the Holy Trinity. The Great Blessing of Water was served by Protopresbyter Daniel Hubiak, the founding priest of the Mission.

The word Theophany (meaning manifestation of God) comes from the apostolic passage, “God was manifested in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen by angels, preached among the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up in glory” (1 Timothy 3:16).  Another name for the Feast is Epiphany (meaning manifestation from above), “the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men” (Titus 2:11).  A third name is the “Feast of Lights”, as Christ reveals Himself as the “Light of the World” (John 8:12).

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Blessing of Chariots - 07/24/22

On Sunday, July 24, 2022, at the end of the Divine Liturgy, we had the annual Blessing of Chariots (cars, trucks, bikes, etc).  It is a custom of Orthodox Christians to have their cars blessed both when newly acquired and on or near the feast of the Prophet Elias (July 20th), as he ascended as if into heaven on a fiery chariot. We thank God for a truly blessed day!



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