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Apr 10, 1998

GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA

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Contact: Press Office

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release:

ODYSSEY CHANNEL TO AIR RESURRECTION SERVICE LIVE FROM ST. NICHOLAS CHURCH, FLUSHING, NEW YORK CELEBRATED BY HIS EMINENCE ARCHBISHOP SPYRIDON

New York, NY - The Odyssey Channel, the national cable network will air the Greek Orthodox Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy LIVE! from St. Nicholas Church, Flushing, New York on April 18. His Eminence Archbishop Spyridon, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, will celebrate, assisted by local clergy and the choir of St. Nicholas.

Thousands of Greek Orthodox faithful will participate in the Service which will begin on Saturday evening, April 18th at 11:30 PM Eastern Time and will be on the air until 1:00 AM Eastern Time April 19th. An edited one- hour version will air the following Thursday, April 23rd at 11:00 PM Eastern Time.

Produced by Greek Orthodox Telecommunications (GOTelecom), in cooperation with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Department of Communications, the program will feature video highlights of Holy Week and will be narrated in English.

The Odyssey Channel, a national interfaith cable network, is available in over 35 million homes across the country on over 1500 cable systems and through PrimeStar direct-to home satellite channel 84 and C-Band dish owners. For more information please contact your local cable company, the Odyssey Channel at 1-888-390-7474 or call GOTelecom at 212-570-3588.

* For those communities receiving the Odyssey Channel, please confirm channel number with your local cable company.

* For those communities which do not receive the Odyssey Channel regularly, please contact your local cable company and urge them to carry this historic event.

* The Odyssey Channel is also available nationwide on Channel 84 of PrimeStar, a direct-to-home satellite service.

* For those individuals who have access to satellite, the Odyssey Channel can be located on Satcom C3, Transponder 5.

PLEASE ANNOUNCE FROM THE PULPIT AND IN PARISH BULLETINS AND SUBMIT TO LOCAL MEDIA.

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