Feast of Theophany celebrated at Lansford church
The Feast of Theophany was celebrated on Sunday at St. John of Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church in Lansford with the Blessing of Water by Rev. Vasyl Chepelskyy. The annual feast commemorated the Baptism of Jesus Christ in the River Jordon. Paritioners stated," By Jesus being baptized, he sanctified the waters of the whole world." The blessed water is then given to the people for their homes or to drink, Chris Hosler helps pour blessed water for Sadie Trubilla, 8.