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Palm Sunday

On April 14, 2019
Posted by Holy Land Tours
Categories: Christian Events
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Sunday before Easter and the start of the Holy Week. Christian celebration of Jesus’ entry into the city of Jerusalem, welcomed with palm and olive branches. “They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna!,” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!,” “Blessed is the king of Israel!” (John 12:13).

Highlights of the Christian Event
Afternoon procession from Bethphage Church on the eastern side of Mount of Olives to Gethsemane, and after continue to the Old City Jerusalem.

Holy Land Sites to Consider Visiting
Mount of Olives where the Lord ascended into heaven (acts 1).
The Church of All Nations, is a Roman Catholic Church which will be visited during our Holy Land trip located on the Mount of Olives, next to the Garden of Gethsemane. The church enshrines a section of bedrock where is said Jesus prayed before his arrest (Mark 14:32-42).
Old City, is a holy city for Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Jerusalem has always been of great symbolic importance with more than 220 historic monuments and holy sites.