Halifax’s Ukrainian community celebrates Feast of Jordan

Feast of Jordan at the Ukrainian Club, Queens Road, Halifax.'Pictured are Maggie Machon, Jenny Oleksewycz, Andy Lawton, Tony Cooper, Baz Oleksewycz
Feast of Jordan at the Ukrainian Club, Queens Road, Halifax.'Pictured are Maggie Machon, Jenny Oleksewycz, Andy Lawton, Tony Cooper, Baz Oleksewycz

The Ukrainian community gathered for a church water blessing service which represented the Festival of Jordan and is followed by a priest blessing the homes of the congregation.

The event is held annually around the Ukrainian Epiphany on January 19.

A borsch and vareneki meal was also held at the Ukrainian Club, Queen’s Road, Halifax,

Pictured (left to right) are; Maggie Machon, Jenny Oleksewycz, Andy Lawton, Tony Cooper and Baz Oleksewycz.