We decorate with the violet penitential colors of Lent until Easter. Then the colors of white come out! The color white represents light, joy, and triumph.
The beauty of being Catholic is that the children will see the same thing going on at church. Bringing this into the home carries our beautiful faith into the world, filling the family with the life of the church, aka Domestic Church:)
2. Stick with a holy Easter theme for Easter baskets. These are a few photos from our years past....
- One year, we did an 8 week Easter theme study.
- There are so many great Easter books to read during the Easter season. One of my (personal) favorites is the Legend of the Dogwood. I just love this book for the rich illustrations (above) and the story of the Resurrection. Jessica also has a fabulous list at Shower of Roses.
- This Easter Resurrection Terrarium is a project idea we shared this year.
- Other years we keep things to simple Easter Rejoicing...We can't forget to do that!
Divine Mercy Sunday,
Good Shepherd Sunday,
The Ascension of The Lord
My hope and prayer is that this helps with some meaningful "Easter planning" out there! Until then, Holy Week is up next. Looking for ideas? This post shares some fond Holy Week blessings.
Be sure to visit Jen and Laurie to check out their Easter posts!
(Jen) Forever For Always No Matter What
(Laurie) Catholic Baby Steps