Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Palm Sunday around the world

Let's start with Caacupe, Paraguay

Archbishop Orlando Antonini conducts a mass on Palm Sunday outside Metropolitan Cathedral in Caacupe, 54 km (34 miles) from Asuncion, March 16, 2008. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno (PARAGUAY)

Mexico City

Minsk, Belarus

Roman Catholic Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz sprinkles holy water at the Belarussian faithful on Palm Sunday, Minsk, Sunday, March 16, 2008. Belarussian Catholic faithful observed Palm Sunday by waving palm fronds and having them blessed to mark the triumphant entry of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Fatima Church, downtown Damascus, Syria.

Hal Far near Valletta, Malta

St. Bernard's Church, in Riverdale, Md

Antigua, Guatemala

Santo Domingo

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Manila, the Philippines

Bogota, Colombia

Managua, Nicaragua

Java, Indonesia

A Javanese Catholic woman carrying a palm frond attends a Palm Sunday procession as a series of Easter celebrations in the village of Dukun, outside Magelang city, Central Java March 16, 2008. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo (INDONESIA)

East Timor
East Timorese Catholic women carry wooden crosses during a Palm Sunday procession in Dili March 16, 2008. REUTERS/Lirio Da Fonseca (EAST TIMOR)

Pics from my parish coming up tmrw if I can find the time. How was your celebrations? Any photos to share?


Archistrategos said...

GREAT pictures! I'll post some pics of the palms we used on Palm Sunday in a couple of days, provided they haven't dried yet, LOL

Augustine said...

I would just love to live in a Catholic country...

Andrew said...

Arch, yeah... do post!!

Augustine... so would I =)