The water in the Jordan area dedicated to the Virgin Mary in Chernivtsi. Took part in the consecration of priests of the UGCC and UOC-KP. The day before they held a celebratory worship.
People came to the square with dishes for water. Water for consecration brought in a huge barrel that was enough for all Chernivtsi.
For the consecration of the Virgin Mary on the square blocked the traffic.
Recall that the blessing of water on the area of the Virgin Mary in Chernivtsi held in the second half of the XIX century. Earlier ceremony conducted at the well in the place where the altar was the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin to her transfer. This year the tradition was restored.
- We decided to restore this ancient tradition to church less odds with each other - said the rector of the Church of Saint Paraskeva the Serbian Semelyuk Nicholas in Chernivtsi. - People can go to churches of different confessions, but they should combine love of God. Join "MB " in social networks: VK , Classmates , Facebook