ICYMI: Passion Sunday or Palm Sunday Ushers in Holy Week for Christians


SAN ANGELO – Christians celebrate Passion Sunday or Palm Sunday marking the beginning of Holy Week which culminates with the easter weekend celebration including Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday.  

According to Christianity.com, Palm Sunday is a Christian holiday that occurs on the Sunday before Easter. This celebration commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, mentioned in each of the four Gospels. Jesus entered the city knowing He would be tried and crucified and welcomed His fate to rise from the grave and save us from sin! Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week, the remembrance of Jesus' last days.

In many churches, Palm Sunday is observed with the blessing and sharing of palm branches symbolizing the branches placed in front of Christ as he entered Jerusalem.

Check with your local parish or church for a schedule of events and times.  

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