Sunday, April 10, 2022
The readings for Palm Sunday (Passion Sunday) for Year C tell of the death of Jesus Christ, who showed us the true meaning of love and the nature of God. The reading for the procession of the palms (Luke 19:28-40) recounts how Jesus was greeted by crowds while entering Jerusalem. The first reading (Isaiah 50:4-7) tells how we will be saved by a servant. The psalm (Psalm 22:8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24) sings “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?” The second reading (Philippians 2:6-11) speaks of the how Jesus was obedient to the Father. And in the gospel (Luke 22:14—23:56) we remember how Jesus suffered and died for each of us, so that we could know life.
So this weekend we reflect on Jesus’ love for us and the Pascal Mystery. Here are some ideas: