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Archbishop Demetrios during Holy Week 2008

NEW YORK – The video presentation of "Christ is Risen! The Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of Pascha," a program highlighting Orthodox Christian Pascha, or Easter, will air on NBC affiliates nationwide this April.
The program, produced by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and videotaped live at St. Nicholas Church in Flushing, N.Y., highlights the midnight Resurrection Service and the Divine Liturgy.

Archbishop Demetrios of America leads a procession of the faithful around the church and outside where, following the reading of the Gospel of the Resurrection, they proclaim the joyous hymn Pascha Service to Air on NBC "Christ is Risen!" The Archdiocese is working with affiliates nationwide, urging them to broadcast the program within their local area. Broadcast information will be posted as soon as it becomes available from affiliates. Contact the Department of Communications if you need assistance. To request airing of the program in your local area, contact the program manager of the nearest NBC affiliate. DVD copies of the program will be available for pre-sale ($20, plus $6 shipping).  To pre-purchase, contact the Department of Communications at 212.774.0244 or e-mail: gotel@goarch.org

View the listing of Network Coverage to see when the Pascha special will be on a television station near you.

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, in front of the Holy Altar, at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas in Flushing, NY, presides at the Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection. The Liturgy of the Resurrection follows the proclamation of “Christ is Risen!” outside of the church at the strike of midnight. (photo by © Dimitrios Panagos/GOA)

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, in front of the Holy Altar, at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas in Flushing, NY, presides at the Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection. The Liturgy of the Resurrection follows the proclamation of “Christ is Risen!” outside of the church at the strike of midnight.
(photo by © Dimitrios Panagos/GOA)

On the Eve of Easter Sunday, a little before midnight, thousands of faithful, holding white lit candles,  gather around the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas in Flushing, NY, to attend the joyful proclamation of the Christ’s Resurrection. Archbishop Demetrios of America read the Holy Gospel of the Resurrection and announced “Christ is Risen!” (photo by © Dimitrios Panagos/GOA)

On the Eve of Easter Sunday, a little before midnight, thousands of faithful, holding white lit candles,  gather around the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas in Flushing, NY, to attend the joyful proclamation of the Christ’s Resurrection. Archbishop Demetrios of America read the Holy Gospel of the Resurrection and announced “Christ is Risen!”
(photo by © Dimitrios Panagos/GOA)

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