Palm Sunday

(Dominica in Palmis). The Sunday before *Easter which introduces *Holy Week. The distinctive ceremonies of the day are the blessing of the palms and, in the W. Church and some E. Churches, the procession, representing the Lord’s triumphal entry into *Jerusalem a week before the Resurrection. The Palm Sunday procession is attested for Jerusalem as... Continue Reading →

At Galilee

Perhaps during that first week of the Resurrection there were other appearances of Christ which have gone unrecorded; but through them all there had run one command. The excitement and distraction of Jerusalem were unfitted for that quiet teaching and explanation which the risen Master had still to give; therefore He bade the apostles return... Continue Reading →

Passion Story

Via Dolorosa, JerusalemA section of Via Dolorosa, the traditional route by which Jesus carried His cross to Calvary. The traditional label “passion story” refers to the concluding segment of the Gospels that narrates the circumstances of Jesus’ suffering, crucifixion, death, and resurrection. The word itself is based on the Latin word pati, which means “to... Continue Reading →

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