Greek community Uk. Margate Kent. Greek Orthodox Church of the Archangel Michael  A white dove a symbol of peace is released at the The Blessing of the Sea ceremony to celebrate Epiphany (6th January) L - R  The Very Revd. Archimandrite Vissarion Kokliotis, ( in blue robes) The Greek Archbishop Gregorios of Thyateira and Great Britain,  Mr Michael Papadopoullos, president of Margate's Greek Community with bible open.
EPIPHANY SEA BLESSING MARGATE KENT UK
Greek community Uk. Margate Kent. Greek Orthodox Church of the Archangel Michael A white dove a symbol of peace is released at the The Blessing of the Sea ceremony to celebrate Epiphany (6th January) L - R The Very Revd. Archimandrite Vissarion Kokliotis, ( in blue robes) The Greek Archbishop Gregorios of Thyateira and Great Britain, Mr Michael Papadopoullos, president of Margate's Greek Community with bible open.

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Date: 8 Jan 2017
Location: Margate Kent UK
Credit: Homer Sykes
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