Paschal Celebration in Bethlehem - 04/15/12

Images of the Paschal services at St. Nicholas Church in Bethlehem
Frs. James Mason and David Mahaffey preparing for Paschal procession.
Fr. James Mason greets the people at Paschal Matins.
Holy Friday procession, Fr. James Mason leading, Fr. David Mahaffey beneath the shroud.
Fr. David Mahaffey with Altar Servers on Palm Sunday.
First Holy Confession students receive prayer books from Fr. David on Palm Sunday Gabriel Gowarty, Ethan Radio, and Lauren Zile.  (Mitchell Murtha was absent when photo was taken).
The Plaschanitza is taken into the Holy Altar at the end of Nocturns by Frs. Dimitri Oselinsky, James Mason, and David Mahaffey.