Sunday, April 1, 2012

Palm Sunday *********** Domingo de Ramos

What is Palm Sunday?
The Sunday before Easter is known as Palm Sunday. It celebrates Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem for the Jewish festival of Passover. Great crowds of people lined the streets waving palm branches to welcome him. . They spread branches on the road – and even laid down their clothes. They shouted 'Hosanna!' which means 'Save us Now!'
Why is it called Palm Sunday?
The Sunday before Easter is called Palm Sunday because the crowds waved palm branches as they followed Jesus' procession into Jerusalem.
Why did Jesus go to Jerusalem? It was the time of the Jewish feast of Passover. Many Jews travelled to Jerusalem to celebrate this feast together.

The Palm BranchesHave a meaningful celebration of
Holy Week

in His Passion, death and Resurrection

At the entrance of the Resurrection Chapel

The Euchristic Celebration

April 1, 2012
Priest: Fr. John Mahoney, SVD
CM Sisters, CMCS Staff
& the Lajara Printing Press

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