A Palm Sunday Celebration

Today Christians around the world celebrate Palm or Passion Sunday. On this day, we recall Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. It marks the start of Holy Week, and a time of great reflection.

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A Very Special Sunday Family Supper

Easter is a moveable feast, tied to the Spring Equinox and the first full moon of spring. The earliest believers in the Church of Asia Minor wished to keep the observance of Easter tied to the Jewish Passover. After all, it was the observance of Passover that brought Christ and his followers to Jerusalem.

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The Passion of Palm Sunday

Beginning in the forth century in Jerusalem, Palm Sunday has been marked by a procession of the faithful carrying palm branches. They trace the steps of the Jews who celebrated Christ’s entrance into the city. The procession began on the Mount of Ascension and proceeded to the Church of the Holy Cross.

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Celebrating with Passion A Palm Sunday Feast

Why a big feast for Palm Sunday? If your family is like mine, you’re going to have a big gathering Easter Sunday. My youngest sister is the host of the big Easter event this year. I wanted to get Easter Week off to a great start by celebrating the Passion of the Season. And by Passion, I’m not talking about the negative aspects, but rather a celebration of great love and great joy. Hosanna in the Highest.

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Holy Week and a Purple Passion Cake

We are fast approaching the end of the Lenten Season. In less than a week, we will celebrate Palm Sunday, and the beginning of Holy Week leading to the joyful celebration that is Easter Sunday.

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