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Seattle’s Ethiopian community celebrates Epiphany

January 24, 2018

 

Holy water is thrown on congregants during Timkat, the Ethiopian Orthodox celebration of Epiphany, at Kings Hall in Seattle on Sunday. The celebration started Saturday and continued overnight through Sunday afternoon. Religious officials bless the holy water before it is splashed onto the crowds in honor of Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan River. (Courtney Pedroza/The Seattle Times)
Holy water is thrown on congregants during Timkat, the Ethiopian Orthodox celebration of Epiphany, at Kings Hall in Seattle on Sunday. The celebration started Saturday and continued overnight through Sunday afternoon. Religious officials bless the holy water before it is splashed onto the crowds in honor of Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan River. (Courtney Pedroza/The Seattle Times)

 

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