Thursday, April 1, 2021



Happy Easter & Happy Passover!


What is Easter? According to's article about "Easter" written by Hans J. Hillerbrand he wrote that Easter "...which celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his Crucifixion."


What is Passover? According to article's "Passover" the holiday commemorates "... the Hebrews’ liberation from slavery in Egypt and the “passing over” of the forces of destruction, or the sparing of the firstborn of the Israelites, when the Lord “smote the land of Egypt” on the eve of the Exodus.”  Passover began on Saturday, March 27th and ends on Sunday, April 4, 2021. 


Passover Services At Adath Israel Synagogue In Middletown:  According to Rabbi Nelly Altenburger of the Adath Israel Synagogue she stated “Adath Israel has morning services for Passover. Due to COVID-19 concerns we are meeting over Zoom. The information for services can be found in our website,"


Easter Services At Saint Sebastian’s Church & Saint John’s Church In Middletown:


Holy Saturday, April 3rd:  Easter Vigil Mass At Saint Sebastian’s Church 8 p.m. 


Easter Sunday, April 4th:

Solemn Masses:  9 a.m. Mass at Saint John’s Church.

11 a.m. & 5 p.m. Masses at Saint Sebastian’s Church.


The Easter Vigil Mass on Holy Saturday, and the Solemn Easter Masses will be live streamed on the Official St. Sebastian Church YouTube Channel which can be accessed by clicking this link


For more information about Easter, Passover, and how to safely celebrate the Easter & Passover holidays please see the following websites:


I would like to wish everyone a Happy Easter and a Happy Passover 2021. 


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