Objective: One week before His triumphant Resurrection, Jesus Christ entered Jerusalem on the back of a donkey. Crowds assembled to greet Him and laid palms in His path. 

Why did they do this just days before calling for His crucifixion? What is the significance of the palms? And why do Christians reenact this event in their churches a week before Easter? 

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Religious Education - Family Education - Lent - Palm Sunday

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Education - Family Education - Lent - Palm Sunday - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Education - Family Education - Lent - Palm Sunday - VIDEO
    • Religious Education - Family Education - Lent - Palm Sunday - QUIZ

Instructor(s)

Instructor Bio:

Marissa Romero is a dedicated writer and editor for Catholic Online where she has worked for many years. She is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned a bachelor's degree in Communications. She is committed to her mission of promoting excellence in Catholic Education.

Marissa Romero

Instructor

Marissa Romero