Posts Tagged ‘Palm Sunday’

Homily: Blessing of the Palms and Mass for Palm Sunday

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Tweet Share Pin1 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble With the blessing of the palm and the reading of the Gospel narrative of the passion and death of Jesus, the Church initiates, once again, Holy Week. You and I are here because our faith recognizes that it is precisely in the events of Jesus’ […] [Read more]

Hosanna in the Highest

Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Tweet Share186 Pin1 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble On this day of Palm Sunday, we begin Holy Week, accompanying our Lord Jesus from his triumphant entry into Jerusalem to the culmination of his saving work in the Sacred Triduum. So, in a special way this week, let us pause to reflect and pray: […] [Read more]

Blessed is He Who Comes in the Name of the Lord

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Tweet Share218 Pin3 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleIn Holy Week, the Church more fervently meditates on the Paschal Mystery. We begin today, Palm Sunday, with our Lord Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. Exult greatly, O daughter Zion! Shout for joy, O daughter Jerusalem! Behold: your king is coming to you, a just savior […] [Read more]

Blessed Is He Who Comes in the Name of the Lord

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Tweet Share31 Pin1 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble   “Today we gather together to herald with the whole Church the beginning of the celebration of our Lord’s Paschal Mystery, that is to say, of his Passion and Resurrection. “For it was to accomplish this mystery that he entered his own city of Jerusalem. […] [Read more]

Walking with Jesus on Palm Sunday and Throughout Holy Week

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Tweet Share60 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share1 Share Yum Stumble It is traditional that we give up something during the season of Lent.  This year, in the Year of Faith, we did something unusual.  We “gave up” a Pope for a while.  And that time after the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI took effect on […] [Read more]

Our Journey of Faith Begins

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

Tweet Share Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleHoly Week, beginning with Palm Sunday, invites us to remember who we are as disciples of Jesus and what he has accomplished for us. Today the narrative of redemption opens with the entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.  Here we are reminded that Jesus […] [Read more]