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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 - Wikipedia


Palm Sunday is a Christian moveable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter . The feast ...... Views. Read · Edit · View history ...

Library : History of Palm Sunday | Catholic Culture


History of Palm Sunday A brief history of Palm Sunday.

Palm Sunday - ReligionFacts


Mar 17, 2015 ... In Christianity, Palm Sunday is the sixth Sunday of Lent (i.e. the 40-day period before Easter) and ... The Meaning and 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 Sacred Page: The Jewish Roots of Palm Sunday


Mar 27, 2010 ... This raises the questions: Why did Jesus enter Jerusalem on a donkey? Why not on a horse? Why not in a chariot? And why did the crowds ...

Palm Sunday | Christianity | Britannica.com


May 22, 2009 ... Palm Sunday. Christianity. Written By: The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. Last Updated: 5-22-2009 See Article History. Alternative Titles: ...

Palm Sunday: Calendar, History, facts, when is date, things to do


Mar 20, 2016 ... Palm Sunday History. Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ's last, triumphant entry into Jerusalem before his crucifixion. According to the ...



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 26, 2010 ... 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 ...