Eastertide

 Eastertide begins on Sunday, 01 April 2018 and continues until 20th May 2018

Eastertide a festal season that focuses on celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. It begins on Easter Sunday, which initiates Easter Week.  There are several Eastertide customs including sunrise services, exclaiming the Paschal greeting and decorating Easter eggs, a symbol of the empty tomb. The Easter lily, a symbol of the resurrection, traditionally decorates the chancel area of churches throughout Eastertide.