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Greek Orthodox

A Greek Orthodox swimmer kisses the wooden cross in the Bosphorus river's Golden Horn after a mass as part of celebrations of the Epiphany day at the Church of Fener Orthodox Patriarchiate in Istanbul, on January 6, 2011(Photo credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)

Epiphany Festival Draws Crowds to Tarpon Springs

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — In a spectacle repeated every Jan. 6 for more than a century, dozens of teenage boys set out from the stately Greek Orthodox cathedral in this Florida Gulf Coast town to seek God’s blessing in the chilly waters of a bayou several blocks away.

CBS Tampa–01/04/2012

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