Iordan, Feast of Jordan

Attend a water blessing at an ice cross to help observe the church holy day according to the Julian calendar that commemorates the baptism of Christ. Explore a number of historical buildings where costumed role players can demonstrate how Ukrainian pioneers celebrated this special day.

Schedule of Activities*:

9:30 a.m.                   Divine Liturgy
                                   - St. Nicholas Russo-Greek Orthodox Church

10 a.m.                      Divine Liturgies
                                   - St. Nicholas Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
                                   - St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.        Historical Interpretation
                                  - Pylypow House
                                  - Hawreliak House
                                  - Yurko House

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.        Food Services (Provided by the Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society)

11:30 a.m.                Water Blessing in Churches (following Divine Liturgies)

12 p.m.                     Blessing of Homes
                                  - Yurko House
                                  - Pylypow House
                                  - Hawreliak House

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.          Burning of the Didukh

Wagon Rides will be available 

 

*Please note that schedule and activities are subject to change. Please check our web site or Facebook page for the most up to date information.