Palm Sunday: Where did all those palms come from?

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News

Catholic News Agency/EWTN Washington D.C. – With Palm Sunday upon us, Catholics across the globe will soon be handed leaves as they walk into church. Some might fold them into elaborate little crosses. Kids will poke each other with them. But it’s safe to say most won’t know where they came from. The feast commemorates Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem …

Pope: During Holy Week, ask which Gospel character you resemble

Bill Brewer Catholic Church

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Preceded by young people and clergy waving tall palm branches, Pope Francis began his Holy Week liturgies by encouraging people to ask themselves which personality in the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection they resemble most. “Where is my heart? Which of these people do I resemble most?” Pope Francis asked …