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.Continue reading “The Passion of Palm Sunday”
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.
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.