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Only in Print: ‘You See, Perhaps, an End Is in Sight,’ Bishop DiMarzio Says at Easter Vigil 

Bishop DiMarzio expresses message of hope regarding pandemic at Easter Vigil

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio presides at the lighting of the Paschal Candle during the April 3, 2021 Easter Vigil Service at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. The Diocese of Brooklyn was unable to service last year because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Photo: Bill Miller)

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — The faint rays of light faded at sundown Saturday from the stained-glass windows at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph. But the darkness did not hold.

The Paschal candle, a symbol of Christ’s light in the world, was blessed and lit at the beginning of the Easter Vigil presided by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio. …

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