The slideshow below shows scenes from the Easter Vigil at St. Anthony of Padua Church in East Northport April 3, 2021. (CNS photos/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Deacon Robert Braun lights a charcoal briquette used for the burning of incense prior to the beginning of the Easter Vigil April 3, 2021, at St. Anthony of Padua Church in East Northport.
Deacon Joseph Catafago holds the paschal candle as women light their candles from its flame during the Easter Vigil.
A Massgoer holds a candle during the Easter Vigil.
Deacon Joseph Catafago, a fourth-year seminarian, chants the Exultet during the Easter Vigil.
Catechumen Michelle Schlieben is baptized by Father Edward Sheridan, pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Church in East Northport, during the Easter Vigil April 3, 2021. Schlieben was fully initiated into the Catholic Church after also receiving the sacraments of confirmation and first Communion during the liturgy.