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The Great Blessing Of Water In The Orthodox Church

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4.1. The blessings of water.
In the blessing of water, we are reminded of “The striking connection between the natural world and the world of the Spirit” because water is truly the source of life both natural and spiritual. God has blessed the water by the fact that He created it to be an instrument of grace. We humans participate in the act of God by having the ritual of blessing the water. This blessing of water is an important ceremony in the Orthodox Church; this event usually held on 6th of January each year. It is the feast of Theophany on which is commemorated the baptism of Jesus in the river Jordan which marks His public ministry and the revealing of the Trinity.

The Great Blessing of Water is held on the eve of the Feast of the
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