Today, August 19, Orthodox and Greek Catholics celebrate the Transfiguration or Apple Spas. On this day in temples consecrated apples, pears, plums, grapes, honey, dozhinki wreaths of ears of corn and wheat.
At the Church of Saint Paraskeva the Serbian UOC-KP in Chernivtsi people stand with baskets in hand kept small bouquets of garden flowers. ears of wheat and rye. They can be purchased immediately by 10-15 UAH. Beekeepers offer honey in jars. Baskets filled with apples, pears, plums, grapes.
came to the church with their families, even with babies in strollers. Many people wearing embroidered shirts, and girls - wreaths on their heads.
- Every year the whole family go to church holy fruit basket. This time we came with her husband, mother, children, grandchildren. In the great basket put apples, pears, plums, peaches, grapes, decorated it with flowers cottages - shows Maria. - A granddaughter took a little basket. Come home and eat fruits and sanctified pancakes with honey. My 83-year-old mother never eats fruit to the Savior. He says it's a sin. Subscribe to news "MB " in social networks VK , Classmates , Facebook