Blessing of the Fleet
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A sail boat is blessed during the Blessing of the Fleet.
Edenton Yacht Club's annual Blessing of the Fleet was held Saturday, April 13, in Edenton Bay. The Revs. Malone Gilliam, with St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and Jonathan Tobias, a semi-retired Eastern Orthodox priest, presided over the ceremony in which they blessed and sprayed holy water on each passing boat.