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Palm Sunday

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Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that commemorates Jesus's entry into Jerusalem. The feast occurs annually on the Sunday before Easter.
Usualy you go to church for a special mass and receive a palm.
You can wear normal church attire. Nothing extra is required.
To celebrate the religious holiday called Passover.
Jesus went to Jerusalem at the start of his last week before  crucifixion probably in preparation for the Jewish Passover feast  later in the week. He also went to teach, and during this week he  spoke many parables , the Lord's Prayer, and a number of key  teachings for His followers.   The...
people wave palm leaves
A:John Shelby Spong (Jesus for the NonReligious) puts it this way: The Jewish eight day celebration of the harvest, known as Sukkoth, and also called the Festival of the Tabernacles or Booths, was probably the most popular holiday among the Jews in the first century. In the observance of Sukkoth,...
It is also called Hosanna sunday.
Yes!it must be sung during this celebration because it commemorated the coming of messiah into Jerusalem.There, he was welcomed by the people using palm that used as his way.  
They believe that Jesus arrived in Jerusalem for fulfilling his mission of salvation,and the entrance of Jesus in Jerusalem is celebrated during Palm Sunday.This is the messianic entrance of the anointed one.  
We have palm Sunday because that is what the people put on the ground for Jesus when he came into town. So we celebrated the coming of Jesus.
  == Answer ==   It is celebrated on the Sunday immediately before Pascha / Easter.
The next time 12 April will fall on Palm Sunday will be the year  2071. The last time this has happened was in the year 1992.
i think it is celebrated the same everywhere
Palm Sunday is in commemoration of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem in the last week before He was arrested and crucified. People lined His path, or waved palm branches, a symbol at the time of victory. This entry is believed by Christians to have been prophesied in Zechariah. John 12:12-13   On the...
On Palm Sunday the priests of the Catholic Church are to wear a purple cope for the blessing of the palms, the procession and then purple vestments for the following Mass.During Lent the vestment color is violet. On Palm Sunday the color is Red.
  It commemorate the coming of Jesus into Jerusalem. It is the sanctus in the mass.
The word 'Easter' is used on Palm Sunday. According to Christian Scripture, Easter demonstrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after His crucifixion.
Palm Sunday is the week before the crucifixion, when Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey.
It recalled when at the established time Jesus chose to go up to Jerusalem to suffer his passion and death, and to rise from the dead. As the Messiah King who shows forth the coming of the Kingdom, he entered into his city mounted on a donkey. He was acclaimed by the little children whose shout of...
Christians both Catholic and Orthodox a Sunday before Easter in memory of the Jesus arrival in Jerusalem mounted in the back of donkey while crouds were greeting with palm trees leaves.
Now, Christians go to Mass on Palm Sunday and receive Palms. They sing the praises of Jesus and thank God for his wonderful gifts. Then they bring the Palms home, usually making them into crosses and hanging them up around your house. But make sure the Palms don't touch the ground. If they do,...
A:John Shelby Spong (Jesus for the NonReligious) puts it this way:The Jewish eight day celebration of the harvest, known as Sukkoth, and also called the Festival of the Tabernacles or Booths, was probably the most popular holiday among the Jews in the first century. In the observance of Sukkoth,...
On palm Sundays palm crosses and palm branches are given to the people.
It happened because this is the entrance of Jesus to Jerusalem before his death.  
Because it is the first day of Holy Week, the last week before Easter, a very important week in Christianity.
It is the first day of the holy week.  
They represent the entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem as the  preparation of his death and resurrection.
Palm Sunday signifies the day when Jesus of Nazareth entered Jerusalem on a donkey and was received well. This begins what is called the "passion week" which are all the events leading up to Jesus' death and resurrection.
They are bringing the spirit of Baby Jesus back to Earth to sing with them in unison, God will respect them and let them through the gates of Heaven if they welcome his beloved son, Jesus to them.Answer: Palm Sunday represents Jesus' triumphal entrance into Jerusalem the week before He was crucified...
Palm Trees - the answer is technically in the question.
In the Roman Catholic Church, before 1960 the Fifth Sunday of Lent was called Passion Sunday because the (lengthy) Passion of the Lord was read at Mass as the Gospel reading. In 1960, Blessed Pope John XXIII changed the name of Passion Sunday to "First Sunday of Passion-tide," to conform to what...
A:The gospels tell us that the Jewish crowd responded by more or less re-enacting the festivities of the Sukkoth, celebrated after the harvest.John Shelby Spong (Jesus for the NonReligious) puts it this way: the Jewish eight day celebration of the harvest, known as Sukkoth, and also called the...
Jesus' triumphant ride into Jerusalem on a donkey - to fulfil a prophesy that the Messiah would enter Jerusalem on an ass and not on a horse. The people who greeted him laid their cloaks on the ground to make a carpet for him to walk over. In addition they pulled off palm branches from the nearby...
Palm Sunday 1972 was on Sunday, March 26.
Palm Sunday 1972 was on Sunday, March 26.
The Palm Sunday story is told four different times in the Bible in all four Gospels. You can find it in Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:28-44, and John 12:12-19. Palm Sunday was when Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey and all the people praised him saying "Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes...
you save them for a year and then turn them back into the church and they burn them for ashes on ash Wednesday
On Palm Sunday, which is the Sunday before Easter, members of the public gather in St Peter's Square in the Vatican to celebrate mass and take part in the procession with palm and olive branches.
"Palm Sunday commemorates the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover. The gospels record the arrival of Jesus riding into the city on a donkey, while the crowds spread their cloaks and palm branches on the street and shouted "Hosanna to the Son of David" and "Blessed is he...
The Golden Gate is believed to be the gate that was used when Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. Others believe the Lion Gate was used but the use of the Golden Gate is most popular.
1 hour from the masses I've attended. Some churches may stretch that to 1.5, when considering the special occasion that Palm Sunday is.
In the Catholic Church, fish may be eaten on any day of the year. Some Anglicans and Episcopalians choose to follow Roman Catholic fast and abstinence practices, so such people would presumably not avoid eating fish on religious grounds. Eastern Orthodox Christians and Oriental Orthodox Christians...
The walls of the church and door are decorated with palm leaves and they distribute crosses.
On Palm Sunday Jesus rode through the eastern gate of Jerusalem. The gate is sometimes called the Golden gate
Shortly said: any. Traditionally, black is a colour for grievance, and that--along with repentance--is what Holy Week is about. It really depends on what church you're attending. Generally--that is, I've never heard of a 'colour-clothing-code' for any church visitor--it's up to the visitors to...
Mark's Gospel was the earliest of the New Testament gospels and in this Gospel, it is not palm leaves, but leafy branches that are spread on the road, just as the Jews used leafy branches in the celebration of the Sukkoth festival. Mark 11:8 says (NAB), "Many people spread their cloaks on the road,...
Return them to church the following year to be burnt and turned into the ashes that they use for Ash Wednesday services
Priests wear red to symbolize the death of Jesus, which we remember five days later on Good Friday. Red is the color of blood, so it is very fitting, especially since the account of the Passion of Christ is read at the Gospel. The story of Jesus entering Jerusalem is also read on Palm Sunday, but...
In remembrance of Jesus's triumph entrance into Jerusalem.
A:Mostly no, although there are some Christians in China. Christmas is becoming an important shopping festival.
Prior to Vatican II most churches covered all statues and other decor in the church with purple cloth on Passion Sunday (now palm Sunday) as a sign of mourning and penance. Also during this period the organ or piano went silent as did Mass bells which were replaced with wooden clappers. Few churches...
it is Palm Sunday and then it is Easter Sunday.
No. Palm Sunday in 1957 was one day earlier, April 14.
The last time Palm Sunday was on April 15 was in 1984. The next  time it will occur on this date will be in 2057.
It is called Easter sunday.
Palm Sunday was Jesus' triumphal entry. People laid their clothes and palm branches on the road that Jesus came into the city with. So as tradition a lot of churches hand out palm branches as a remembrance.
He rode into Jerusalem to the cheers of crowds of people. Most of whom were conspicuously absent at his death shortly thereafter.
Palm Sunday is a Christian holiday--the Sunday before Easter.
The words used, from Psalm 118, the psalm normally used at the Sukkoth festival (Mark 11:9): "And they that went before, and they that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna; Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the Lord."John Shelby Spong (Jesus for the NonReligious) says that the use of the words...
Wave around palm leaves to commemorate Jesus' entry into Jerusalem being hailed as King. The religious go to church.
It is important as on palm Sunday people welcomed and greeted Jesus in Jerusalem. But in a weeks time the same people asked to crucify him.
Catholic Answer: Palm Sunday is always the last Sunday of Lent and the Sunday before Easter. As Easter is a movable Solemnity, Palm Sunday moves around each year. This year Easter was April 4, so Palm Sunday was March 28. Next year, Easter falls on April 24, 2011, so Easter will be April 17th.
Palm Sunday is special because it is when Jesus entered Jerrusalem riding on a donkey. The people were waving Palm Branches to honor him.    Roman Catholic AnswerPalm Sunday is the popular name for Passion Sunday. Passion Sunday is the Sunday which begins Holy Week, and the Passion of Our...
== Answer ==   They lay palm branches (also called fronds) outside the church, and sometimes inside the church, just as Christ's followers did when He entered Jerusalem and was hailed as the King of Israel (John 12:12-13). They also participate in the Divine Liturgy on Palm Sunday morning, as...
No Jesus was crucified on Good Friday. Palm Sunday is when Jesus entered the city and many people went to greet him and they placed palm leaves on the ground so He wouldn't have to step on the dirt.
entered Jerusalem as the expected Messiah, on a colt the foal of a donkey, he haw.
The first palm Sunday took place in Jerusalem when Jesus came riding on the donkey humbly , It was the week before Good Friday and Easter.
Russian Orthodox have traditionally used pussy willow branches instead of palm branches, since the latter do not grow in Russia. However, when palm branches are available they may be used, and are sometimes tied together with pussy willow branches.
The colour for Palm Sunday is red.
no one did, the people at Jerusalem really just loved him. but maybe people DO hate Palm Sunday.
The color for palm sunday is red!
Palms are blessed and should be burned as a method of disposal and not thrown into trash. Ashes for Ash Wednesday are burned palms. One can burn palms in a fireplace for disposal
According to Luke 19:29 and John 12:1, Jesus was near Bethany at the home of Mary, Martha and Lazarus just prior to entering Jerusalem on "Palm Sunday."
Now, Christians go to Mass on Palm Sunday and receive Palms. They sing the praises of Jesus and thank God for his wonderful gifts. They bring the Palms home, usually making them into crosses and hanging them up around your house. But make sure the Palms don't touch the ground. If they do, CHristians...
On the day before Ash Wednesday the leftover palms from last year's Palm Sunday are burned and the ashes are used on Ash Wednesday to 'anoint' the faithful. Palm Sunday is when people celebrate Jesus entering Jerusalem and ash Wednesday is when you use the left over palm leaves from palm Sunday....
There are a few days when marriage (especially during a Mass) is forbidden in the Catholic Church by law, and there are days and seasons when marriage is not forbidden, but clearly relegated to a secondary celebration on a holy day or during a liturgical season. Finally, local policy of the pastor...
A few special things happen. First, the congregation usually receives blessed palms reminding us of how Jesus entered Jerusalem as a popular healer and teacher of the people. Also, Palms Sunday officially begins the Holy week, the final week of the Lenten season of preparation for Easter.
Lent actually ends on holy Saturday, before Easter Sunday.
Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter, on this day it is week which is called passion week, there is a service with comunion and there are palm branches decorating the church.
Palm Sunday is the day that commemorates Jesus' entry into Jerusalem before he was crucified. It is probably called Palm Sunday because in the book of John (chapter 12) it tells of how the people of Jerusalem took palm branches to go out and meet Jesus as he road into the city on the back of a...
The next time Palm Sunday will fall on April 14 will be in 2019. The last time this has happened was in 1957.
They celebrate it to honor and worship God and to show their humility. On the first Palm Sunday, the followers of Christ fanned Jesus with palms as he rode into Jerusalem to show their humility and show their love. That is why we celebrate Palm Sunday, to worship God.
Palm Sunday is "le dimanche des Rameaux" in French; ("un rameau" is exactly a 'twig' in English.)
Luke 19 tells us that Jesus traveled from Jericho on his way to Jerusalem, where the people spread their coats and cried, "Blessed is the King Who comes in the name of the Lord; Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!" Within about a week, these same people were shouting for Him to be crucified.
It didn't. Jesus rode into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.
He was entering Jerusalem, triumphantly on the back of a donkey as people threw palms in his path.
Palm Sunday is Palm Sunday. It doesn't mean anything different to members of the Eastern Star.
The gospels tell us that when Jesus was arrested and taken before Pontius Pilate, the Jews bayed for his crucifixion, even preferring to free Barabbas rather than free Jesus. There seems to have been no one among the Jews who would be satisfied with anything less than his crucifixion. Mark's...