47th Anniversary of the 777 Couples Blessing
In celebration of the 47th anniversary of the 777 Couples Blessing, over 50 Unificationists gathered at the Belvedere Estate in Tarrytown on October 21, 2017. The 777 Couples Holy Marriage Blessing Ceremony, held on October 21, 1970 in Korea, was the last Holy Marriage Blessing Ceremony conducted by True Parents in Korea before the globalization of the Unification Church. With this Marriage Blessing, True Father began a significant tradition of interracial and intercultural marriages. True Father has referred to the this Marriage Blessing as the foundation for connecting the people of the world together, and “marks the beginning of a new era transcending races and tribes.