The day started out rather ominously, with dark clouds blanketing the sky.
Within minutes, however, the clouds rolled away to reveal an unforgiving sun.
"The servant of God, Vladimir, is baptised..."
"When you come to the sacred initiation, the eyes of the flesh see water; the eyes of faith behold the Spirit."
St John Chrysostom
The congregants watched from the shade.
Elizaveta & Sonia having fun with headscarves.
The day wrapped up with a parish lunch.