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Draping an Easter Cross

Category Traditions
The draping of a cross around the time of Easter is a Christian tradition commemorating the death of Christ. This is a guide about draping an Easter cross.


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April 16, 20150 found this helpful

How long do you leave the white pall on the cross after Easter?

By Leanne from Destin, FL

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April 11, 20170 found this helpful
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The white cloth should remain on the cross from Easter Sunday to Ascension Day. This is celebrated on a Thursday, 39 days after Easter Sunday.

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March 22, 20130 found this helpful

Do you drape the cross that is placed over the baptistery with a cloth at Easter?

By Betty

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March 27, 20130 found this helpful
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The cross gets draped with a purple cloth (and thorn of crowns if you want) during Holy Week; replace it with a white cloth before Easter morning.

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