Sunday, March 27, 2016
Citations for paschal
The Easter Vigil is a passage from shadow into light. The presence in the assembly of the illuminated paschal candle that spreads its glimmer into the darkness of that holy night is a sign of the Resurrected One who appears in the midst of his own.
Easter is a busy time for eggs, what with all the painting and hunting and casting in chocolate. But its popularity is no longer just paschal, as recent data show the ovum is now in vogue year round.
Origin of paschal
late Middle English
Paschal can be traced to the Aramaic term for "Passover." It entered English in the 1400s.