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Blessing of the Jordan River, Eve of Theophany, Christmas Eve in Bethlehem
Qasr El Yahud
18 January, 2012 (1017 Days Ago)
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For the Eastern churches this feaste denotes Christs's baptism in teh Jordan River. The baptismal site of Qasr el Yahud is the site of the celebration. A procession of clergy and pilgrims (Orthodox) travel to the river bank for baptism celebrations. The Etiopian Orthodox celebate during the afternoon, and Coptics celebrate the following day.