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Blessing of the Jordan River, Eve of Theophany, Christmas Eve in Bethlehem

Country:
__Palestinian Territory
City:
Jericho
Place:
Qasr El Yahud
Date:
18 January, 2012 (1040 Days Ago)
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01-19-12 23:27
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11-21-11 05:15
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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.

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