An old Epiphany tradition was revived by the ceremony.
Greek Catholic bishop András Papp consecrated the water of the Szinva stream in Miskolc II. Pope John Paul Square on January 10th, 2021.
The Epiphany custom originates in the Holy Land. According to a pilgrim, the bishop of Jerusalem at the Jordan, the site of Jesus ’baptism, blessed the water and was baptized.
Photo: MTI/Vajda János