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Palm Sunday Celebrated

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Christian churches in Erie, and around the world are beginning the celebration of the holiest week on the Christian calender.

Sunday morning, members of the Saint George Church Parish were among those using special traditions to observe Palm Sunday.

Parishioners were handed palm branches to take with them as a reminder of the week-long observance.

The palms commemorate crowds that welcomed Christ to Jerusalem, only days before his crucifixion.

It all leads to a remembrance of the last supper on Maundy Thursday, the Passion of Christ on Good Friday and the celebration of his resurrection on Easter Sunday.

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