Friday, May 16, 2008

Pascha Basket Cover Gift

With gratitude, I share. Please send or post pictures of your covers and I'll add those pics or links to this post.

Four years ago our sponsors commissioned a dear sister at Holy Apostles to make this basket cover for us as a Pascha gift.

The oil is represents the Holy Spirit and reminds us of our Chrismation.

The grapes on the cross and the wheat to the right are for the Body and Blood of Christ, as shown in the Bread and Wine of the Eucharist.

Every Pashca (Easter) we fill our basket with wonderful things, cover it with our beautiful cover, and bring it to church.

We hang it up near our Prayer Corner for the weeks after Pascha.

Christ is Risen, and he has bestowed on us

the gift of



  1. I love your pictures, good blog!

  2. It's beautiful!

    I need to work on making one, I never get around to it so each year I just use a white cloth.

  3. Ladies - FYI:

    Steve is either a CEO of microsoft or another company. Don't click on his link looking for Orthodox stuff....