Blessing of the Fleet
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Mimi and Dr. Robert Reiheld's boat, Lotus Eater, is blessed by Tobias and Gilliam.
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.