Palm Sunday of the Passion 2013

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READINGS: Luke 19: 28-40, Isaiah 50: 4-7, Psalm 22: 8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24, Philippians 2: 6-11, Luke 22: 14 — 23: 56 As we enter this final week of Lent, the holiest of the liturgical year, our two Gospel passages for this Sunday bombard us with activity: untying, helping, riding, spreading, praising, proclaiming, rebuking; eating, drinking, […]

Reflection: Palm Sunday of the Passion

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by Sr. Carol Schumer, D.C.,  St. Louis, MO READINGS: Isaiah 50:4-7 ~ Psalm 22: 8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24; Philippians 2:6-11 ~ Mark 14:1-15:47 From intimacy to abandonment, from exultation to condemnation, from adoration to torture, from ecstasy to agony, from “Hosanna!” to “Crucify!” All in one Scripture passage, in one liturgical celebration, in one Sunday! Today we […]