Tag Archives: Palm Sunday

LENTCAzT 41: Monday in Holy Week

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Today is Monday of Holy Week.
Examine your consciences.

Have you made your good confession?
Today I use a cut from the Choeur Gregorien De Paris: Gregorian Chants / Liturgy for Holy Week.  Also hear something from the wonderful  CD of … Continue reading

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Your Palm Sunday notes

So, what was Palm Sunday like where you were?  Were there palms? Olive branches?  Was there a procession out of doors?  Did Father preach at all and was there any good points?  Was the Passion spoken or sung?  By deacons? … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 40: Palm Sunday – “pause, take time to reflect”

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Today is Palm Sunday. Holy Week begins.
Examine your consciences and then…

GO TO CONFESSION!
These daily podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day,
I persevere in this daily project in thanks to my … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Palm Sunday – the transforming example

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week.  The Sacred Triduum (triduum from tres dies – “three day space”) were once days of obligation when people were freed from servile work so that they could attend the liturgies, once celebrated … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Palm Sunday – substitution of Passion with a slideshow narrated by children

From a reader:
At this year’s Palm Sunday Mass (Novus Ordo) at a Benedictine monastery near where I live, the Passion Narrative was cut in its entirety and replaced with a slide show of sorts narrated by children from the parish. … Continue reading

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Just TOO COOOOOL!

At the blog Laetificat, run by a sharp gal in Madison (who comments here), there are some marvelous images juxtaposed.
First, pictures by kids from last Palm Sunday.  Go there for the back story.

Some of Matisse to this…

Oh my, is this … Continue reading

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Pope Francis sermon for Palm Sunday – REVISED

I had originally worked with the official text that was released.  The Pope changed his sermon and here is the revised text.  That‘ll teach me!  This is going to be a big challenge for people following his sermons.  He departs … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 40 Palm Sunday – two gravitational fields

Today is Palm Sunday, Holy Week begins.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, which belonged to the losers, a thought from Benedict XVI about who ascent and the gravitational forces that draw us in different directions – it is … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s sermon for Palm Sunday 2012

Pope Benedict XVI’s sermon for Palm Sunday. First, His Holiness gives us context and then he gives us some classic Ratzinger. My emphases and comments.
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Palm Sunday is the great doorway leading into Holy Week, the week when the Lord Jesus makes … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Inserting a ditty into the reading of the Passion

UPDATE:  A reader in a comment below shows that I was wrong about my answer.  But I am going to claim that I am also right, depending on which country you are in.  It was inconceivable to me as I … Continue reading

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