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Pittsburgh celebrates Easter weekend in many ways

From left, The Reverend Linda Miller-Pretz, President of the Pittsburgh Association of the Penn West Conference of the United Church of Christ, The Rev. Peter D. Asplin, Assistant to the Bishop for Congregational Vitality with the Southwestern PA Synod Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and The Right Reverend Dorsey W. M. McConnell, Bishop, with the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, pour holy water into a bowl as Reverend Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge, General Minister with Pittsburgh Presbytery, speaks to the audience during an Easter blessing over the city of Pittsburgh Saturday, March, 31, 2018, across from St. Mary of the Mount Church in Mt. Washington. (Jessie Wardarski/ Post-Gazette)
From left, Major Deborah Sedlar, Divisional Commander with the Salvation Army of the Western PA Division, Most Reverend David Zubik, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, The Right Reverend James Hobby, Archbishop of Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh stand together behind the podium listening to colleagues as they bless the city of Pittsburgh for Easter Saturday, March, 31, 2018, across from St. Mary of the Mount Church in Mt. Washington. (Jessie Wardarski/ Post-Gazette)
Ten religious leaders from across Pittsburgh gather for an Easter blessing over the city of Pittsburgh Saturday, March, 31, 2018, across from St. Mary of the Mount Church in Mt. Washington. (Jessie Wardarski/ Post-Gazette)
Most Reverend David Zubik, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, center left, gives peace and blessings to his colleague Pastor Peter D. Asplin, Assistant to the Bishop for Congregational Vitality of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, center right, during an Easter blessing over the city of Pittsburgh Saturday, March, 31, 2018, across from St. Mary of the Mount Church in Mt. Washington. (Jessie Wardarski/ Post-Gazette)
The Easter Bunny skydives onto the football field at Highland Middle School during the Generations House of Worship Fifth Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration Saturday, March, 31, 2018, in Natrona Heights. (Jessie Wardarski/ Post-Gazette)
Jordan Bouch, 6, of Natrona Heights, is hugged by a giant chicken during the Generations House of Worship Fifth Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration Saturday, March, 31, 2018, at Highlands Middle School in Natrona Heights. (Jessie Wardarski/ Post-Gazette)
Kids crowd around the Easter Bunny after he sky dived and landed on the football field at Highlands Middle School during the Generations House of Worship Fifth Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration Saturday, March, 31, 2018, in Natrona Heights. (Jessie Wardarski/ Post-Gazette)
Jaden Floyd-Quigley, 9, of Lower Burrell, quickly collects Easter eggs during the Generations House of Worship Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration Saturday, March, 31, 2018, at Highlands middle School in Natrona Heights. (Jessie Wardarski/ Post-Gazette)
Kids ages nine to twelve collect Easter eggs on the football field during the Generations House of Worship Fifth Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration Saturday, March, 31, 2018, at Highlands middle School in Natrona Heights. (Jessie Wardarski/ Post-Gazette)
Lacy Supik, 10, of Natron Heights, has her face painted like a bunny during the Generations House of Worship Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration Saturday, March, 31, 2018, at Highlands Middle School in Natrona Heights. (Jessie Wardarski/ Post-Gazette)
Sole Flenory, 4, center, excitedly watches as her sister Sade Flenory, 12, of Natron Heights, has her face painted into a clown during the Generations House of Worship Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration Saturday, March, 31, 2018, at Highlands Middle School in Natrona Heights. (Jessie Wardarski/ Post-Gazette)

Adriana Portman, 3, of Shaler Township, peeks through the pew on the food baskets during the Blessing of the Swieconka, or Easter food baskets, ceremony at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on Saturday, March 31, 2018 in Polish Hill. Her parents Chris and Emilia Portman are members of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Blessing of the Swieconka, or Easter food baskets, is one of the most enduring and beloved Polish traditions on Holy Saturday. (Lake Fong/Post-Gazette)

Father Mark Thomas of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, sanctifies the food baskets with incense during the Blessing of the Swieconka, or Easter food baskets, at the church on Saturday, March 31, 2018 in Polish Hill. Blessing of the Swieconka, or Easter food baskets, is one of the most enduring and beloved Polish traditions on Holy Saturday. (Lake Fong/Post-Gazette)
Charlie Caryl, 15, of Friendship, carries a lighted food basket while arriving with his family at the Blessing of the Swieconka, or Easter food baskets, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on Saturday, March 31, 2018 in Polish Hill. Blessing of the Swieconka, or Easter food baskets, is one of the most enduring and beloved Polish traditions on Holy Saturday. (Lake Fong/Post-Gazette)

Patrick Rodgers, church councilman of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, holds a candle during the Easter special vigil service at the church on Saturday, March 31, 2018 in Polish Hill. The lighting of the candles represented, the coming resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Light of the world. (Lake Fong/Post-Gazette)
Parishioners attend the Easter vigil service at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Polish Hill. The lighting of the candles represented, the coming resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Light of the world. (Lake Fong/Post-Gazette)
Helen Herc, 80, of Shaler Township, a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, contemplates prior to the Easter vigil at the church on Saturday, March 31, 2018 in Polish Hill. (Lake Fong/Post-Gazette)