Diocese of Brooklyn Prepares for Triumphant Palm Sunday Procession

Vanderbilt Avenue in Prospect Heights is normally busy with vehicular traffic but on Palm Sunday, March 24, it will be filled with foot traffic — and lots of it — as Catholics from around the diocese join Bishop Robert Brennan in a grand procession.

Holy Land Patriarchs in Easter Message Place ‘Ultimate Hope Only God’ Amid Increasing Attacks on Christian Sites

Just as early Christians were sustained by the words of St. Peter describing Jesus’ resurrection as offering a “new birth into a living hope,” so too should the Christians of the Holy Land today be encouraged and empowered by this knowledge as they face tumultuous times, when their own faith continues to be tested, said the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in their March 31 Easter message.

One Day After Leaving Hospital, Pope Leads Palm Sunday Mass

Despite being discharged from the hospital just a day earlier, Pope Francis presided over an outdoor Palm Sunday Mass in a brisk St. Peter’s Square, telling believers to embrace those who feel abandoned as Jesus did on the cross.

Pope Francis’ Full Homily on Palm Sunday

On Calvary, two ways of thinking collided.  In the Gospel, the words of the crucified Jesus are in sharp contrast with the words of those who crucified him.