The company used Chester's streets and rows as a theatre, telling the story from Jesus' entry into Jerusalem
(under the Eastgate Clock) to the Crucifixion outside the West Door of the Cathedral.
It was wonderful to share with one another how we felt as we talked about what Jesus was doing each day of Passion Week after He had made His triumphal entry into Jerusalem
on Palm Sunday.
Christ's rather showy entry into Jerusalem
during the Passover feast, riding a donkey ahead of a cheering procession, and thereafter causing a commotion inside the Jewish Temple, plus his stony indifference when asked later if he was "King of the Jews", all that would have been more than enough to provoke Pilate's rage.
Holy Week, meanwhile, commences with Palm Sunday, a commemoration of Jesus Christ's entry into Jerusalem
during the Jews' Passover festival.
The processions commemorate Jesus' entry into Jerusalem
, during which a large crowd is said to have scattered palm branches in front of him.
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Continuing on with Jesus' entry into Jerusalem
on palm Sunday, subsequent arrest, trial, torture, and crucifixion, the gospel of "Jesus Our Savior" ends with his mysterious reappearance, and then his return to his heavenly Father, followed by the birth of Christianity.
It included a story on the risks young Palestinians denied by Israel entry into Jerusalem
take to reach Al-Aqsa Mosque to attend the Friday prayer as they jump over the concrete wall Israel has built to separate Jerusalem from the West Bank.
Bishop of Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church attends a mass on Sunday to celebrate Palm Sunday, 1 April 2018 -- Egypttoday/Mahmoud elHosry CAIRO -- 1 April 2018: Egypt's Coptic-Christian community celebrates Palm Sunday, symbolized by the palm frond, which commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem
. Bishop of Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church attends a mass on Sunday to celebrate Palm Sunday, 1 April 2018 -- Egypttoday/Mahmoud elHosry Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese attended a mass on Sunday in Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo.
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Palm Sunday celebrates Jesus' entry into Jerusalem
. All welcome Him.
Palm Sunday is also known as Fig Sunday because tradition maintains that Jesus cursed a fig tree that would not bear fruit, and ate figs after his entry into Jerusalem
. Dried figs are often eaten on the day.