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Ground Blessing LIVE on Satellite, ANT1-SAT TV and the Internet

New York – The Ground Blessing ceremony for the Saint Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center, on SaturdayOctober 18, 2014 at 12:00 noon, will be broadcast live through a live satellite feed (see technical information below), both domestically and internationally and will be carried live through the Antenna Satellite TV network, as well through an Internet simulcast through the special internet page for the rebuilding of Saint Nicholas www.stnicholaswtc.org which is also accessible through the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese official web page www.goarch.org

Established in 1916, the small Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas was the only house of worship destroyed on Sept. 11, 2001 when the South Tower fell and completely obliterated the old church edifice. The new Saint Nicholas National Shrine will be rebuilt only a short distance away from its original location, at 130 Liberty Street and will be overlooking the 9/11 Memorial.

Archbishop Demetrios of America, primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America stated:

“Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox National Shrine, although destroyed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 is now, with the grace of God, being resurrected at the new World Trade Center and it will soon rise like a glorious phoenix as a National Shrine and a place of pilgrimage for our Nation. It will be a place of faith, a place of peace and a place of solace and hope.”

Domestic and international satellite and downlink coordinates and contact info:

Saturday October 18, 2014

11:45am-1:15pm EDT

Domestic:

1080i - HD

Saturday October 18, 2014

11:45am-1:15pm

Domestic Satellite: AMC 1 K4A

Downlink: 11793.5V

DVB S2 - 3/4 8PSK

Symbol Rate: 7.5

International:

Timing: 15:45-17:45 UTC

EUTELSAT 7B  7 deg East TXP B1 CHANNEL 6MHZ SLOT 1A6

DOWNLINK FR.: 10958.5 MHZ POL X

SD 625 16:9 50Hz

DVB-S2 8PSK

4.9373 Ms/s FEC 3/4

Contact

Dimitrios Lagos (718) 541-3413 or 
Jimmy Amperiadis (718) 541-3423

Also see these videos
A time to Rebuild: http://www.stnicholaswtc.org/-/a-time-to-rebuild-saint-nicholas-national-shrine-at-the-world-trade-center

Archbishop Demetrios' Invitation to Ground Blessing of Saint Nicholas Shrine:

http://youtu.be/_HWaPfzhllI

The Reconstruction of Saint Nicholas National Shrine:http://www.stnicholaswtc.org/-/the-reconstruction-of-st-nicholas-national-shrine-at-the-world-trade-center