Tag: Palm Sunday

Pope gives youths three missions before synod, World Youth Day

Pope gives youths three missions before synod, World Youth Day

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

On the eve of Palm Sunday, Pope Francis gave young people several missions: to ask their grandparents what their dreams were; to work to make those dreams reality; and to let their bishops and the pope himself know what they need from the church.

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Love Jesus in all who suffer, pope says on Palm Sunday

Love Jesus in all who suffer, pope says on Palm Sunday

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesus does not ask that people only contemplate his image, but that they also recognize and love him concretely in all people who suffer like he did, Pope Francis said.

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Why is the Passion read on Palm Sunday and is organ donation OK?

Why is the Passion read on Palm Sunday and is organ donation OK?

| Father Kenneth Doyle | April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Q. I have always wondered why we read the Passion during Palm Sunday services. Palm Sunday is a day of rejoicing and jubilation, as we remember Jesus riding into Jerusalem amid throngs of cheering people.

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On cathedral anniversary, archbishop asks faithful to be ‘edifices of faith and witness’

On cathedral anniversary, archbishop asks faithful to be ‘edifices of faith and witness’

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Cathedral of St. Paul commemorated the 100th anniversary of its first Mass March 29 at a 10 a.m. Palm Sunday liturgy celebrated by Archbishop John Nienstedt.

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Choosing meekness leads us toward union with Trinity

Choosing meekness leads us toward union with Trinity

| Deacon Andrew Windschitl | March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Roman soldiers, who among their other acts of violence against Jesus placed a crown of thorns on his head, were correct about one thing: He is a king. This painful irony is not lost on us, especially when we pray the third sorrowful mystery of the rosary.

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Passion Play at St. Casimir ‘lovely way to honor God’

Passion Play at St. Casimir ‘lovely way to honor God’

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bob Hindel’s piano pours over the empty pews at St. Casimir on a March Saturday morning as the Cantabile chamber singers begin to gather for the first rehearsal of “The King of Love: A Musical Passion Play,” which they will perform at the church at 3 p.m. March 29.

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Victory through humility

Victory through humility

| Deacon Joseph Kirembwe | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the beginning of Holy Week, we focus intently on the mystery of our salvation. The Palm Sunday liturgy paints the picture of joy, and at the same time invites us to meditate on Jesus’ sufferings. By identifying with the mystery of Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection, we experience a great liberation, a pass-over from various sins and enslavement to a life of joy and freedom.

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The rich symbols of Holy Week

The rich symbols of Holy Week

| Father John Paul Erickson | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Throughout this week of power and glory, tragedy and eternal triumph, Christians will be witness to a wide variety of rich symbols and sacramental signs, all of which bring us into contact with the saving mysteries we celebrate.

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Drawn into the drama of Holy Week

Drawn into the drama of Holy Week

| March 29, 2012

Yes, the drama of this Holy Week is very much like reality TV.

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Lakeville parish seeks healing after Mass incident

Lakeville parish seeks healing after Mass incident

| April 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

All Saints Church in Lakeville invited parishioners to bring a red flower with them to any one of the parish’s five Palm Sunday Masses April 16-17 as a healing response to an incident last week at Mass in which a man poured a jar of what was believed to be urine on the altar.

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