MARBLEHEAD, OH [DOM] – On Saturday, January 9, 2022, Archpriest Andrew Bartek, Rector of Holy Assumption Orthodox Church, blessed Lake Erie for the third time in as many years.
“The Beacon”, a local newspaper, featured this event in their publication. Their coverage can be viewed here.
Holy Assumption Orthodox Church is the oldest Orthodox Church in Ohio. Its founders came from Eastern Europe to work in the local stone quarries, orchards and on fishing boats. The parish is currently planning the 125th anniversary of the community that will be celebrated in 2023.