Bishop: Palm Sunday no April Fool's joke Roman Catholic Filipinos should mark Palm Sunday, with piety and contemplation on the Passion of Jesus Christ and not with superstitious beliefs, an official of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said Saturday. Palm Sunday records full attendance amid rains Rainy weather conditions failed to dampen the spirits of the Christian churches around the country that marked Palm Sunday today. This was notable as churches continued to record full attendance despite continuous rainy weather conditions. Faithful Observe Palm Sunday Rites MANILA, Philippines - Christendom observes the first day of the Holy Week today, Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, considered the world over as a Sunday of the highest rank. 'Don't make a fool of Palm Sunday' MANILA, Philippines - As the observance of Palm Sunday coincides with April Fools' Day, an official of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) yesterday urged the public not to make a mockery of the religious event. Palm Sunday kicks off Holy Week, but what leaf do you use? If Easter is the day Christians and even a few non-believers are most likely to attend a church service, then Palm Sunday might be a good day to figure out which one to attend. Palm Sunday for Christians AS WE observe the Lenten Season, many people, especially the young, are not aware of the significance on why Christians all over the world commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. On Palm Sunday, we ask 'What went wrong?' Today is Palm Sunday. Most church services will have children waving palms and singing praises to our Lord. Many sermons will focus on this moment in time. A few will go home with some sort of palm remembrance. The crowd was praising our Lord. Cleric warns against turning Palm Sunday into April Fool's joke Roman Catholics should observe Palm Sunday with piety and contemplation on Christ's passion and with not superstitious practices, an official of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippine said Saturday. Palm Sunday readies worshippers for celebration The Rev. Mark Seppo holds a palm leaf aloft while praying with other ministers during the 2011 Palm Sunday March for Jesus. / WENDY TORELLO/TIMES HERALD Palm Sunday starts off Holy Week Tomorrow is Palm Sunday, the day when Christians recall Jesus' triumphant entrance into Jerusalem by waving palms and singing 'Hallelujah.' Palm Sunday starts off Holy Week, the holiest and most important days of the year for Christians. In addition to procession with the palms, churches host dramatic representations of Jesus' last days on earth.
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