St. Mark Orthodox Church in Bethesda, MD celebrates Theophany of our Lord
St. Mark Orthodox Church in Bethesda, MD celebrates Theophany of our Lord - 01/06/13
This Sunday, January 6th the community of Saint Mark Orthodox Church gathered to celebrate the Theophany of our Lord, God, and Saviour Jesus Christ. On Saturday evening a Great Compline service with a Litiya and the Great Blessing of the Waters were served by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon who came to visit the parish. A celebration continues with a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on Sunday morning.
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