“None rejoice at Eastertide less than those who have not grieved in Lent”, reflected John Henry Newman who later this year will be declared to be a saint.
Easter has arrived overnight after our forty days of Lent and this last week of living with Christ in Jerusalem.
We now begin Easter and break the fast by eating eggs and lamb which all have a significant meaning. The French, who have the death and rebirth symbolism of Notre Dame cathedral, will enjoy chocolate fish -an early Christian symbol.
Christ is Risen!