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Palm Sunday dates back to the 4th-8th centuries AD, when western churches observed palm blessings and distributions to commemorate the return of Jesus to Jerusalem and the start of Holy Week.

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday is a Christian moveable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter . The feast commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event ...

Library : History of Palm Sunday - Catholic Culture

Library Document History of Palm Sunday A brief history of Palm Sunday.

What is Palm Sunday - Sharefaith

Palm Sunday's history and meaning in relation to the Christian belief in Jesus and his ascension.
The event took place one week prior to His resurrection, and it is a day that kicks off the Holy Week. The palms we now wave in our Palm Sunday celebrations represent the palms that were waved by the crowd and placed in Jesus' path when he rode the donkey into Jerusale... More »
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Palm Sunday - ReligionFacts

In Christianity, Palm Sunday is the sixth Sunday of Lent (i.e. the 40-day period before Easter) and the last Sunday ... The Meaning and History of Palm Sunday.


The sixth and last Sunday of Lent and beginning of Holy Week, a Sunday of the highest rank, not even a commemoration of any kind being permitted in the Mass  ...

History of Palm Sunday: How it starts Holy Week - Bill Petro

Mar 27, 2015 ... PALM SUNDAY The week we now call Holy Week, started with Palm Sunday. Why was this week so important that three of the gospel writers ...

History and origin of Palm Sunday accompanied by list of Toledo ...

Apr 1, 2012 ... Palm Sunday is the Christian Holy Day commemorating Jesus' triumphal entrance into the City of Jerusalem during the Passover Feast the ...

Palm Sunday 2014: Dates, Traditions, And History Of The Beginning ...

Apr 11, 2014 ... Palm Sunday is a Christian holy day that marks the beginning of Holy Week and commemorates Jesus' entry into the city of Jerusalem. In 2014 ...

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Q: Can you briefly explain the History of Palm sunday?
A: A week before Jesus' resurrection, he entered into Jerusalem on the colt. The people put leaves down before him as he entered. This is the basis of Palm Sunday.... Read More »
Q: Whats the history of palm sunday <;Cio Che Serve<3>
A: The celebration of Palm Sunday originated in the Jerusalem Church, around the late fourth century. Ceremony consisted of prayers, hymns, & sermons. Read More »
Q: What is the day in history of "the coming of anointed"/palm Sunda...
A: Palm Sunday is the sixth Sunday of Lent and the Read More »
Q: How to Observe Palm Sunday
A: Go to church. Even if you're not religious in a formal way, the Palm Sunday service ' particularly the Catholic Mass ' is worth seeing. Listen as the celebrant ... Read More »
Q: How to Reenact Palm Sunday
A: Move outside of the church or building in which the Palm Sunday service will be held. Distribute palms and flowers to everyone in the procession. Encourage part... Read More »