Celebrating Easter

In 2020, the Great Fifty Days of the Easter Season begin on Easter Sunday, April 12, and conclude with the celebration of Pentecost Sunday, May 24. Enjoy these free downloadable prayers, activities, and suggestions to help you keep the celebration going. Start by celebrating "Welcoming the Alleluia" as you return to school and religious education classes soon after Easter Sunday. 

Celebrate Easter
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Saints and Solemnities
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Adorning an Image of the Blessed Virgin Mary
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Prayer Collages
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Preparing the Easter Table
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The Blessing of Seeds
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An Easter Commentary
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Easter Butterflies
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Mary, Queen of Heaven
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Our Easter Word
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Our Lady
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The Spirit’s Presence
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Looking for more classroom- and family-friendly resources for the Easter Season? Catholic Prayers and Practices and Catholic Prayers and Practices for Young Disciples (RCL Benziger 2012 and 2015) offer explanations of how to pray the Rosary, including the Glorious Mysteries. Our Family Prays (RCL Benziger, 2015) includes an Easter prayer candle activity and several suggestions for celebrating Pentecost Sunday. Our Family Devotions (RCL Benziger, 2020) includes several devotions to Mary celebrated by Catholics from many countries and cultures throughout the world.