Orthodox of New Zealand Celebrate Epiphany

Orthodox of New Zealand Celebrate Epiphany

  AUCKLAND, NZ- On Sunday, January 10th, 2016, the Orthodox Christians of Auckland, gathered at the serene and scenic Coyle Park in Point Chevalier, Auckland to mark the annual commemoration of Epiphany, the Baptism of our Lord in the River Jordan. About 80 people were in attendance with representatives from...

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Hudson Teen Retrieves Epiphany Cross

Hudson Teen Retrieves Epiphany Cross

  TARPON SPRINGS, Fla   It took Anderson Combs less than 20 seconds to pull the coveted white wooden cross from a bayou in Tarpon Springs. The seasoned swimmer from Hudson High School was among 49 boys, aged 16 to 18, who participated in Wednesday’s Epiphany celebration, the largest of its kind...

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Orthodox in Cyprus Celebrate Epiphany in Occupied Territory

Orthodox in Cyprus Celebrate Epiphany in Occupied Territory

      It seems the day the heavens opened and the Holy Spirit descended as a dove, the borders opened as well! In an article on EURONEWS titled,  Cyprus: Famagusta hosts first Epiphany for 42 years, by Marios Ioannou, it has been reported that 1200 Orthodox faithful attended Epiphany celebrations...

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Epiphany Cross Dive Celebration in Turkey

Epiphany Cross Dive Celebration in Turkey

    In a time of great Christian persecution, here’s some good news! According to the Greek Reporter, in an article titled, First Greek Orthodox Epiphany Celebration in Izmir Since 1922, by Ioanna Zikakou , “For the first time since the Asia Minor Catastrophe of 1922, a Greek Orthodox Epiphany celebration is...

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Epiphany in Tarpon Springs

Epiphany in Tarpon Springs

    The Feast of Epiphany is one of the 12 major feast days of the Orthodox calendar.  It is often celebrated around the world with the blessing of rivers or lakes and young men dive to retrieve the cross which was used to bless the waters for an extra...

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