ABOVE: Father Matthew Wade tosses a wooden cross into the Goshen Dam Pond during St. Mary’s Orthodox Church’s Blessing of the Waters ceremony Monday. The blessing symbolizes the Feast of Theophany, which is often called Epiphany, and celebrates the baptism of Christ. The church, located at the intersection of C.R. 33 and C.R. 38 in Goshen, has performed the water blessing for several years. A rope was attached to the cross so it could be easily retrieved. LEFT: Father Matthew Wade reads Scripture during the ceremony.