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Happy Easter, everyone • Brooklyn Paper

Happy Easter, everyone

Thousands attended the annual Good Friday procession across the Brooklyn Bridge. The holiest day on the Christian calendar, Good Friday marks the day of Christ’s crucifixion. The cross was carried by Frank Simmonds of St. Patrick’s Church in Bay Ridge.
Photo by Paul Martinka

Hundreds turned out for the annual “Way of the Cross” procession over the Brooklyn Bridge on Friday — Good Friday, to Christmas.

The day commemorates Christ’s crucifixion, whereas Easter Sunday marks Jesus’s resurrection from the dead — a central belief of Christian faith.

And if you want to check out an Easter Egg hunt, head for the Greenpoint Reformed Church [136 Milton St. at Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint (718) 383-5941], 12:15 pm

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