Pope Francis: Palm Sunday homily

Posted April 9, 2017 3:43 pm by Editor

Pope Francis: Palm Sunday homily

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis delivered the homily at Mass on Palm Sunday in St. Peter’s Square. Below, please find the full text of his prepared remarks.
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Today’s celebration can be said to be bittersweet.  It is joyful and sorrowful at the same time.  We celebrate the Lord’s entrance into Jerusalem to the cries of his disciples who acclaim him as king.  Yet we also solemnly proclaim the Gospel account of his Passion.  In this poignant contrast, our hearts experience in some small measure what Jesus himself must have felt in his own heart that day, as he rejoiced with his friends

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