On the day of Lesser Blessing of Waters, January 18th, 2013, on the eve of the great Christian holiday Baptism of Our Lord and Holy Theophany, in the Temple of Transfiguration of the Lord of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Canonical, Mykolai, Bishop of Lviv and Uzhgorod, Zakarpattia and Prykarpattia regions, celebrated solemn prayer service and carried out the rite of blessing of waters.

"I indeed baptize you in water unto repentance:
but he that cometh after me is mightier than I,
whose shoes I am not worthy to bear:
he shall baptize you in the Holy Spirit and in fire". (Matthew 3:11)