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Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, Year B

by : RCLB

Lectionary: 37 and 38 Read the Gospel: Mark 14:1--15:47 Gospel Summary The Passion reading in Mark's gospel is the shortest of all gospel accounts and is known for its swift impact and drama. It begins with an unnamed woman pouring expensive perfume on Jesus' head and continues through the Last Supper, Jesus and his disciples praying in Gethsemane, the...

Posted in: Gospel Reflections B    

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, Year A

by : RCLB

Lectionary: 38 Read Sunday's Gospel: Matthew 26:14-27:66 Gospel Summary Each year on this Sunday we follow the events of Jesus' life from the time he entered Jerusalem until the point where he was laid in the tomb after his crucifixion. Jesus first entered Jerusalem riding a donkey amid waving palm leaves. It was in Jerusalem that he foretold Judas'...

Posted in: Gospel Reflections A    

Palm Sunday of the Passion of Our Lord, Year C

by : RCLB

p style="text-align: left;" align="center">Lectionary: 37 and 38 Read Sunday’s Gospel: Luke 22:14-23:56   Gospel Summary This year we hear Luke’s account of Jesus’ Passion beginning with the Last Supper which for Luke, shows signs of the heavenly banquet. During the meal, Jesus predicted but did not name his betrayer. Following the meal, all the...

Posted in: Gospel Reflections C