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Photo Gallery: 8th annual Blessing of the Waves

Representatives of the Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Sikh, Bahai, Zoroastrian and other faiths do the wave during the eighth annual Blessing of the Waves ceremony on Sunday morning in Huntington Beach. (DREW A. KELLEY)
The Rev. Christian Mondor, 90, vicar emeritus of Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic Church, blesses onlookers at the eighth annual Blessing of the Waves on Sunday morning in Huntington Beach. (DREW A. KELLEY)
Huntington Beach junior lifeguards attend the eighth annual Blessing of the Waves ceremony Sunday morning beside the pier. (DREW A. KELLEY)
The Rev. Christian Mondor performs the Blessing of the Waves at the eighth annual prayer service beside the Huntington Beach Pier on Sunday morning. (DREW A. KELLEY)
Blaine “Sumo” Sato, pastor of H2O Community Church in Huntington Beach, gives an invocation at the Blessing of the Waves on Sunday at the Huntington Beach Pier. (DREW A. KELLEY)
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