Holy Week begins today

March 28, 2015 11:05 AM

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Today is Palm Sunday — the day Jesus triumphantly entered Jerusalem riding on a donkey — the beginning of Holy Week — the last week of Lent and the week observed by many Christian churches as a time to commemorate and enact the suffering and death of Jesus. Many churches will have parades of palms today.

Other events of significance for the Christian community is Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and in some churches, Holy Saturday. Then many will observe Sunrise services early on Easter morning, followed by their traditional service.

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