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Orthodox Christians Worldwide to Observe Easter April 8

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  • Rev Fr John Brian
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2007 Contact: Nikki Stephanopoulos Tel: (212) 570-3530 Fax: (212)774-0215 Weekend: (212) 744-2429 Mobile: 917-903-1255
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      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      April 3, 2007

      Contact: Nikki Stephanopoulos
      Tel: (212) 570-3530 Fax: (212)774-0215
      Weekend: (212) 744-2429
      Mobile: 917-903-1255
      Email:nikki@...


      MEDIA ALERT

      ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS WORLDWIDE

      TO OBSERVE EASTER APRIL 8

      GOOD FRIDAY, RESURRECTION, AGAPE SERVICES TO BE BROADCAST LIVE CELEBRATED BY
      ARCHBISHOP DEMETRIOS AT HOLY TRINITY CATHEDRAL

      New York, NY - PASCHA (Easter) will be celebrated by all Christian
      traditions worldwide on April 8th, including over 250 million Orthodox
      Christians. Archbishop Demetrios of America, spiritual leader of over 1.5
      million Greek Orthodox in America and Chairman of the Standing Conference of
      Canonical Orthodox Bishops, representing over 5 million Orthodox Christians
      in the Americas, will officiate at the Good Friday Service, April 6th,
      beginning at 8:00 p.m.
      and Resurrection Service, April 7th, beginning at 11:00 p.m. at the
      Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City (319 E.74th
      Street).

      The Holy Wednesday, Holy Thursday evening, Good Friday Lamentations,
      Resurrection Service and Liturgy and Agape Sunday will be broadcast live
      from the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on Television and the
      Internet.

      The live broadcast schedules of ANTENNA SATELLITE and NATIONAL GREEK
      TELEVISION (NGTV) are as follows:

      ANTENNA SATELLITE: Nationwide through Satellite (Dish Network). For more
      information regarding ANTENNA call (212) 688-5475:

      Wednesday Evening, Sacrament of Holy Unction: 6:30
      p.m.-8:00 p.m.
      Thursday Evening, Twelve Gospels: 9:00-10:00 p.m.
      Friday Evening, Lamentations: 9:00-10:30 p.m.
      Saturday Evening, Resurrection
      Services: 11:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
      Pascha Sunday: 12 Noon-1:30 p.m.


      NATIONAL GREEK TELEVISION (NGTV) -Time Warner Digital 509:
      (718)726-0900

      Friday Evening, Lamentations: 8:30-10:30 p.m.
      Saturday Evening, Resurrection
      Services: 11:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

      REBROADCAST of the Resurrection Service/Liturgy on Sunday
      morning from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon.


      LIVE MICROWAVE FEED FOR GOOD FRIDAY AND RESURRECTION SERVICE

      For information on receiving the live broadcast feed from the Empire State
      Building, call QUICKLINK at (212) 564-4831 and ask for the Greek Orthodox
      Church Live Feed. Please contact Steve Ludwick for coordination and routing
      of signal from the Empire State Building to a desired post or satellite.

      LIVE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FROM HOLY TRINITY CATHEDRAL

      Good Friday Evening: April 6 8:30 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.
      Resurrection Service: April 7 11:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

      INTERNET: Cathedral and Archdiocese Websites
      All Services of Holy Week including Good Friday
      from 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
      and Resurrection from 11:30 - 2:30 a.m.

      http://www.thecathedral.goarch.org
      http://live.goarch.org


      ATTENTION PASTORS AND PARISH COUNCILS:

      PLEASE ANNOUNCE TO PARISHIONERS AND ALERT LOCAL

      PRINT MEDIA AND BROADCAST NETWORKS

      GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA
      8-10 East 79th St. New York, NY 10021
      Tel: (212) 570-3530 Fax: (212) 774-0215
      Web: http://www.goarch.org
      Email: communications@...
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