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The Meaning of Palm Sunday

 

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week. And like many other days on the Christian calendar, Palm Sunday is steeped in meaningful tradition.

Easter Sunday is the most sacred day on the Christian calendar. A celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion on Good Friday, Easter Sunday marks the culmination of the Lenten season, a 40-day period when Christians across the globe reflect on their faith and make sacrifices to honor the ultimate sacrifices made by their God.

The final week of Lent is known as Holy Week, and the week begins with Palm Sunday, the final Sunday before Easter. According to Catholic Online, Palm Sunday commemorates the triumphant arrival of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem. Upon Christ's arriv...



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