April 10 — Palm Sunday

April 10 — Palm Sunday

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April 10 — Palm Sunday
  • Palm Sunday (Year C)

    The readings for Palm, or Passion, Sunday are the most dramatic of the whole year. They recount the entire story of Christ's death from Holy Thursday through Good Friday. One of the unusual aspects of this week's Gospel reading is that it is the one time during the year when all of us take part i...

  • Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week by Pope Benedict XVI

    For Christians, Jesus of Nazareth is the Son of God, who died for the sins of the world, and who rose from the dead in triumph over sin and death. For non-Christians, he is almost anything else--a myth, a political revolutionary, a prophet whose teaching was misunderstood or distorted by his foll...

  • Tears of Christ - Palm Sunday

  • Holy Week in Rome: A Journey with the Pope

    See how Holy Week is commemorated in Rome. Hear from theologians, professors, art historians, and Vatican officials about Jesus' last days on earth and how those moments have been relived throughout the centuries in Church ceremony and art.

    From the washing of the feet to the walk to Calvary, P...

  • The Jewish Roots of Holy Week

    Holy Week is the holiest week of the year. But why do we call the entire week “holy”? Does anything important happen on the days between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday? Follow Scripture scholar and professor Dr. Brant Pitre as he walks through each of the seven days of Holy Week, and explains how ...

  • The Paschal Mystery: The Mystery of Jesus' Death & Resurrection

    Through Jesus's Death on the Cross, God reveals himself most profoundly as the God who is love. Christ's sacrificial love saves us from sin and shows us the pathway to true human happiness. We are made to live like Christ: in total, self-giving love.

  • Understanding Palm Sunday

    Focusing on the Biblical account of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Ben Akers break open the meaning of why Jesus rode on a donkey, the significance of the palm branches and the singing of Hosanna, and how this event launched Holy Week and the redemption of the world. ...