The Donkey & Palm Crosses

The Church’s year approaches its climax as we remember Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. He rides a donkey and palm branches are waved and strewn at his feet.
Our liturgy says:
“Behold your King comes to you,
O Zion!
meek and lowly,
sitting on a donkey!”
Why Jesus should ride in on a donkey is a subject for debate…

Poetry for Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday in Poetry Matthew 21.1-11 When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to me.Continue reading “Poetry for Palm Sunday”