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17 April 2011

Canterbury Cathedral Palm Sunday Service - Hostels247 News

Billions of Christians Worldwide celebrated Christian Palm Sunday today 17 April 2011, The Pope held a massive outdoor service in St Peter’s Square, Vatican City, Rome which was attended by thousands of followers. A special service was held at Canterbury Cathedral, The Blessing of Palms, Procession and Sung with the singing of the Passion

Palm Sunday is the sixth and last Sunday of Lent and beginning of Holy Week and it marks the beginning of the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter.

Palm Sunday is the day that Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem on a donkey, Jesus riding on a donkey is symbolic of entering the city in peace, as usually war raging kings always entered cities on a horse

Every year Christian Palm Sunday is marked by special Church services where Palm crosses are handed out, traditionally they were make from Palm leaves shaped into a cross, but over the years the crosses are now made of a variety of materials but they all still hold the same symbolism.

The Palm crosses are also used in the following years celebrations, as they are returned to church and burnt on Ash Wednesday and the ashes are used in the Ash Wednesday church service.

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