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WARREN, Ohio - On Sunday, a congregation in Warren, will celebrate Easter in a way it has never done before.

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church will host a fireworks display at midnight Easter Sunday.  Father Constantine Valantasis said he chose to communicate the resurrection of Christ through lights, because the resurrection is a cosmic event binding all of creation.

"So, at 12 midnight once the resurrection gospel is read and the resurrection of Christ is proclaimed, with our victory claim, Christ has risen from the dead, all the sky will light up and we're hoping that will communicate some very beautiful things," said Father Valantasis.

The community is invited to share in the Easter celebration at St. Demetrios.  The fireworks display should last about 10 minutes after the service ends.

 

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