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Happy Palm Sunday! (Video)

Palm Sunday, the final Sunday in Lent before Easter, marks the beginning of Holy Week. Christian churches distribute palms on Palm Sunday to commemorate Christ’s triumphal entrance into Jerusalem, when palm branches were placed in His path, before His arrest and Crucifixion on Good Friday.

Today, Christ Church Alexandria and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church are meeting in Market Square at 9:00 a.m. for a short opening service before their procession to their churches.

To give you an idea of what a Palm Sunday procession looks like, here’s some video of Trinity Wall Street Church and their procession from last year through lower Manhattan:

Happy Palm Sunday!

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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