Hunting Season (for Easter Eggs, that is) opens at St. Catherine's

On Palm Sunday, March 29, about 45 of St. Catherine's youngest parishioners and parents joined in the fun of coloring Easter eggs and hunting for candy-filled eggs at the Parish Center. The Rosarians played host to this annual event.

Bet you didn't know the history of the Easter egg:

According to, the egg has been an ancient symbol of new life and the spring season. "From a Christian perspective, Easter eggs are said to represent Jesus' emergence from the tomb and resurrection. Decorating eggs for Easter is a tradition that dates back to at least the 13th century. One explanation for this custom is that eggs were formerly a forbidden food during the Lenten season, so people would paint and decorate them to mark the end of the period of penance and fasting, then eat them on Easter as a celebration."
The Rosarians expressed their thanks to all adult helpers and to the teen helpers who jumped in to assist their younger brothers and sisters in Christ.

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