orthodox christians

Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany today

On January 19, Orthodox Christians celebrate the holiday of the Epiphany, popularly called Vodokhryshchi (Blessing of Water) or Yordan (Jordan River), which completes the winter (Christmas–New Year) festivities cycle, Joinfo.ua reports. The ceremony of Epiphany traditionally consisted of the solemn outdoor blessing of

Ukraine celebrates Christmas Eve today

Christmas is a unique and festive family holiday among Ukrainians. On Christmas Eve families gather for the traditional Christmas Eve Holy Supper which begins when the first star appears in the eastern sky. The supper consists of a variety of twelve dishes cooked without meat and