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Sunday 6th
January 2008

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Orange Crosses & Holy Water
It's the time when the Metropolitan starts the main "Epiphany chant". "Eν Ιορδάνη βαπτιζομένου σου Κύριε"... a very well known psalm, (even children can sing it despite it being in very old Greek). The psalm is repeated 3 times, and at any point during that period the priest throws his cross in the sea in front of him. When this happens, anyone can jump in the water to rescue the cross and brings it back to the priest. Whoever gets it is the Blessed One for the year... Read more by clicking here

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