Epiphany Blessing on Lake Champlain

Father Ephraim Ehrs blesses the waters at Lake Champlain in Burlington, VT

On January 12, the first Sunday after Epiphany, the faithful in Burlington, VT braved the icy weather and joined Fr. Ephraim Ehrs of the Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God, for a blessing of the waters at Lake Champlain. Fr. Ehrs, who is of Swedish origin, is a recent graduate of the Holy Cross School of Theology.
A lunch and a cutting of the Vasilopita followed in the Church’s Community Center.