The Blessing of the Waters
St. Athanasius Orthodox Christian Church invites the community to participate in this ancient Christian Ceremony practiced throughout the world.
When: Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Goleta Beach Park, Sandspit Rd., Goleta
Age limit: All ages
Categories: Religion, Faith, Worship
The ultimate Green Celebration! God is asked to bless the waters, sanctifying them and thus representing the redemption of all creation. The Holy Cross is then thrown into the ocean and any who wish to brave the chilly water, try to be the first to retrieve it.
Event posted Dec. 21, 2012
Last updated Dec. 21, 2012