Altar servers lead Palm Sunday procession into the Lady of Fatima Church

Altar servers lead Palm Sunday procession into the Lady of Fatima Church

Catholics from Our Lady of Fatima Parish joined millions of their counterparts worldwide to celebrate Palm Sunday on the weekend.

On Palm Sunday Christians celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, the week before his death and resurrection.

Also referred to as ‘Passion Sunday’, Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week which concludes on Easter Sunday, one of the holiest days on the Christian calender.

According to the bible, when Jesus entered Jerusalem, the crowds greeted him by waving palm branches and covering his path with palm branches.

Immediately following this great time of celebration in the ministry of Jesus, he begins his journey to the cross.

Our Lady of Fatima Parish comprises New Town, Giraudel, Eggleston, Loubriere and all areas in between.

The congregation gathered at the New Town Savannah where the palms were blessed and a procession to the church followed.

The faithful were treated to a rendition from the Antigua National Youth Choir, which is now visiting Dominica.

Below are some photos of the event.

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