Tag: Palm Sunday
During his homily on Sunday, to celebrate Palm Sunday, the Apostolic Administrator of Gozo, Bishop Mario Grech gave an explanation why Jesus Christ was welcomed to Jerusalemm with people waving palm and olive branches.
The service, kicking off Holy Week events leading to Easter, usually attracts tens of thousands of people to a St. Peter's Square bedecked with olive and palm trees. The service normally includes a long procession of cardinals, priests and faithful carrying palm fronds.
All of the pope's Holy Week services, which normally draw tens of thousands of pilgrims and tourists to Rome, will take place in the empty basilica in a scaled-down version.
A note on the website of the Vatican department that organises papal events also said that until Easter Sunday on April 12, his general audiences and Sunday blessings would continue to be seen over the internet and television without public participation.
https://youtu.be/g_KUlskhWPgArchbishop Charles Scicluna presided over Palm Sunday mass which was celebrated at St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta. During his homily, Mgr Scicluna spoke of...