The King is Coming! Hosannah in the Highest!

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, Year C

Fr. Jim homily

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As we continue to reflect on the significance of our Blessed Lord’s passion, at the beginning of Holy Week, we are first reminded of Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. The Gospel we heard at the beginning of Mass recounts the way in which the people received Jesus. The first image is of Jesus riding a colt. This particular colt was one kept for just this purpose. It was a colt that had never been yoked, which had been reserved for the king. Second, the people spreading their cloaks on the…