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  • Photographer recalls covering the Palm Sunday tornadoes (50th anniv & Live tweets)

    04/12/2015 9:44:21 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 7 replies
    Wane ^ | April 11 2015 | Sara Wagner
    This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the Palm Sunday tornadoes that tore through the Midwest. The National Weather Service recorded 47 tornadoes between April 11th and April 12th, 1965. 261 people died, making it the third deadliest outbreak on record. These details of the storm are something Carl Hartup witnessed first-hand. He worked as chief photographer for the News-Sentinel for 37 years. One can see a lot in a career that spans nearly forty years. snip I took a corn stalk that was driven into a concrete block. The power of a tornado is just unbelievable, Hartup said....
  • Black Brunch Protesters Hit Atlanta on Palm Sunday: Youre Scaring the Children!

    03/30/2015 10:37:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The Blaze ^ | March 30, 2015 | Dave Urbanski
    Like they did a week ago, Black Brunch protesters hit the Atlanta area on Palm Sunday to disrupt white spaces by walking into restaurants, standing among diners and loudly reading statistics and proclamations regarding black oppression. Twitchy noted the latest protests, which were caught on cellphone video and spread around the Internet via social media. In this clip a man who appeared to be a manager attempted to get protesters out of the eatery to no avail not even when a woman told them, Youre scaring the children! (VIDEO-AT-LINK)[continued]
  • How To Make Pax Cakes, A Palm Sunday Tradition [Taken With Glass of Ale]

    03/29/2015 9:41:01 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 4 replies
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | March 28, 2015 | Leah Hyslop
    How To Make Pax Cakes, A Palm Sunday Tradition Mark Palm Sunday with your family by making pax cakes, a forgotten Herefordshire sweet treat Palm Sunday treat: Mary-Anne Boermans' lenten biscuits Photo: Mary-Anne Boermans By Leah Hyslop 29 Mar 2015 The Easter period is inextricably connected with certain foods eggs, roast lamb and hot cross buns. But not many people in Britain today will enjoy a pax cake. These little treats, which seem to have originated in Herefordshire, were once handed out by churches after the service on Palm Sunday, the day which marks Jesus's triumphant entry into Jerusaleum....
  • Palm Sunday: Pope Francis Praises Modern Martyrs As "Cloud Of Witnesses"

    03/29/2015 11:44:49 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 16 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 29, 2015 | Thomas D. Williams, PH.D
    In his Palm Sunday homily, Pope Francis held up persecuted Christians as modern heroes because of their faithfulness to God even in the midst of hardships. They are the ones who follow Jesus on his path of humiliation, Francis said.
  • See What the End Shall Be -- A Palm Sunday Reflection

    03/29/2015 7:22:04 AM PDT · by Salvation · 9 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 03-28-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    See What the End Shall Be – A Palm Sunday Reflection By: Msgr. Charles PopeThe Passion which we read in today’s liturgy is too long to comment on in detail. We are only able to take a portion and examine it.The usual villains such as the Temple leaders, Judas, and the recruited crowd, which shouted “Crucify him!” are fairly obvious in displaying their sinfulness and are unambiguously wicked. But there are others who participate in the Passion accounts whose sinfulness, struggles and neglect are more subtle, but still real and contribute significantly to the Lord’s sufferings on Good Friday....
  • "Your Committed and Determined King" (Sermon for Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion, on Mark 11; 14)

    03/28/2015 10:23:49 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 4 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | March 29, 2015 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    Your Committed and Determined King (Mark 11:1-10; 14:12-26)Today is a Sunday that goes by two names, Palm Sunday and the Sunday of the Passion. As such, we get readings for both of these emphases. There is the Palm Sunday Processional Gospel at the start of the service, the account of Jesus riding into Jerusalem with palm branches spread before him. And there is the longer reading of the Passion of Our Lord, giving us an overview of the events later in Holy Week, through Jesus suffering and death. And as I looked over these two readings, something jumped out at...
  • FR Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ Palm Sunday ~ 29 March 2015

    03/28/2015 4:59:43 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 77 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    PALM SUNDAY Matthew 21.1 - 11 1 And when they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus two disciples, 2 Saying unto them, Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall find an ass tied, and a colt with her: loose them, and bring them unto me. 3 And if any man say ought unto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them; and straightway he will send them. 4 All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was...
  • "Who Is This?" (Sermon for Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion, on Matthew 21:1-11; 27:11-66)

    04/13/2014 1:47:39 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | April 13, 2014 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    Who Is This? (Matthew 21:1-11; 27:11-66) Who is this? That would seem to be the question of the day for this day that serves as both Palm Sunday and the Sunday of the Passion. Who is this? Thats what the people of Jerusalem were asking about the man who came riding into town on a donkey. Thats the question that swirled around this same man later in the week when he stood before Pilate and the crowd and when he went to the cross to suffer and to die. Who is this? Who is this man, Jesus of Nazareth, the...
  • See What the End Shall Be A Homily for Palm Sunday

    04/13/2014 2:17:53 AM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 4/12/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Passion which we read in todays liturgy is too long to comment on in detail. We are only able to take a portion and examine it.It may be of some value to examine the middle range of problems and personalities. The usual villains such as the Temple leaders, Judas, and the recruited crowd which shouted Crucify him! are fairly obvious in displaying their sinfulness and are unambiguously wicked. But there are others who participate in the Passion accounts whose sinfulness, struggles and neglect are more subtle, but still real. It is perhaps in these figures that we can learn...
  • The Revolutionary Message of Palm Sunday

    04/13/2014 7:28:20 AM PDT · by Mercat · 6 replies
    Word on Fire ^ | Robert Barron
    The texts that Christians typically read on Palm Sunday have become so familiar that we probably don't sense their revolutionary power. But no first-century Jew would have missed the excitement and danger implicit in the coded language of the accounts describing Jesus' entry into Jerusalem just a few days before his death. In Mark's Gospel we hear that Jesus and his disciples "drew near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany on the Mount of Olives." A bit of trivial geographical detail, we might be tempted to conclude. But about five hundred years before Jesus' time, the prophet Ezekiel had relayed...
  • Palm Sunday in America

    04/13/2014 5:51:51 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 3 replies
    IFB ^ | 4/13/14
    As the America celebrates Palm Sunday, let us not forget about the history of the false perception that 2.7 million visitors of Jesus' day had (Jews and Gentiles) from all over the land of Israel and the known world during the Week of the Passover. Countless multitudes in Jerusalem at that time had totally misunderstood who Jesus was (Matt. 23:27; Luke 19:14). These countless multitudes that Jesus healed from demonic oppression and all kinds of diseases had soon forgotten His wonderful works for them. His 3-1/2 year preaching ministry was beginning to wear thin, and they had had enough of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 04-13-14, Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion

    04/12/2014 6:43:29 PM PDT · by Salvation · 66 replies
    USCCb.org/RNAB ^ | 04-13-14 | Revised New American Bible
    April 13, 2014Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion    At the Procession with Palms - Gospel Mt 21:1-11 When Jesus and the disciples drew near Jerusalemand came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find an ass tethered,and a colt with her.Untie them and bring them here to me.And if anyone should say anything to you, reply, ‘The master has need of them.’Then he will send them at once.”This happened so that what had been spoken through the prophet might be fulfilled:Say...
  • See What the End Shall Be A Meditation on the Gospel of Passion Sunday (Catholic/Orthodox Caucus)

    04/17/2011 3:02:08 AM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 4/16/2011 | Msgr Charles Pope
    The Passion which we read in todays liturgy is too long to comment on in detail. We are only able to take a portion and examine it.It may be of some value the middle range of problems and personalities. The obvious villains such as the Temple leaders, Judas, and the recruited crowd which shouted Crucify him! are fairly obvious in displaying their sinfulness and are unambiguously wicked. But there are others who participate in the Passion accounts who sinfulness, struggles and neglect are more subtle, but still real. It is perhaps in these figures that we can learn a great...
  • "From Palms to Passion" (Sermon for Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion, on Luke 19 and 2223)

    03/25/2013 1:03:11 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 4 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | March 24, 2013 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    From Palms to Passion (Luke 19:28-40; 22:1 23:56)Today is a day that goes by two names. The one that were probably more familiar with is Palm Sunday. For it was on this day that Jesus made his triumphal entry into Jerusalem, greeted by the cheering crowds, and the people used palm branches to welcome him. Palms to indicate victory and triumph. Palms to symbolize success and long life. And so on Palm Sunday Jesus is hailed as the messianic King of Israel, coming to Jerusalem to establish his reign: Blessed is the King who comes in the name of...
  • Two popes, two Palm Sundays (a visual contrast)

    03/24/2013 2:39:36 PM PDT · by NYer · 68 replies
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | March 24, 2013 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    An interesting study in contrasts.
  • Pope Francis urges Christians to have joy over Cross

    03/24/2013 1:58:24 PM PDT · by NYer · 13 replies
    cna ^ | March 24, 2013 | David Uebbing
    Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass on March 24 2013 in St. Peter's Square. Credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images. Vatican City, Mar 24, 2013 / 05:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis declared on Palm Sunday that Christians must not be sad or discouraged but filled with joy because Jesus conquered evil and every sin “with the force of God’s love.” “Jesus on the Cross feels the whole weight of the evil, and with the force of God’s love he conquers it, he defeats it with his resurrection,” he said March 24. “Dear friends,” Pope Francis told the thousands of...
  • Pope Francis, humble like a donkey in all faithfulness on this Palm Sunday (Yikes!)

    03/24/2013 8:25:12 AM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies
    Holy Souls Hermitage ^ | 3/24/2013 | Fr. George David Byers
    “He Defends His People!” Pope Francis departed from his prepared text many times in order to urge us all to be humble, humble, humble, faithful, faithful, faithful.Palm Sunday… Also the feast day of all donkeys… Sent in by email… One day there was an assassination attempt on the life of St Josemaria Escriva, the founder of OPUS DEI (“The Work of God.”) As Josemaria was climbing some steps through a busy crowd, a man came towards him with knife intent on killing him. Suddenly it seemed, out of nowhere, another large man passed in front of him and disarmed the...
  • Obama Motorcades to Petra: A Jackass in the Desert does not a Messiah Make

    03/24/2013 10:47:41 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 12 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 3-24-2013 | MOTUS
    Its Palm Sunday and the new Pope Francis I celebrated his first Palm Sunday Mass at the Vatican. Yesterday the Pope warned the faithful of the tyranny of relativism; (SNIP) We are building a dictatorship of relativism that does not recognize anything as definitive and whose ultimate goal consists solely of ones own ego and desires. -Pope Benedict XVI And I think by now we all know the pitfalls of setting goals based on Wons own ego and desires: I AM the Dream That reminds me, Big Guy finally wrapped up his Mideast tour yesterday with a visit to the...
  • Are Your Palm Sunday Palms Bad for the Environment?

    03/24/2013 1:48:41 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Slate ^ | Friday, March 22, 2013 8:08 AM | Jay Wexler
    March 24 is Palm Sunday, which means that millions of Christians across the country will be celebrating Jesus entrance into Jerusalem by carrying palm leaves, often shaped in the form of a cross, into their places of worship. Where do these palms come from? Most likely they have been imported from one of a few Latin American countries: Guatemala, Belize, or southern Mexico, for instance. And most likely, they have been harvested in a manner that is harmful to the environment. Harvesters are often paid by volume rather than quality, and they have a strong incentive to cut as many...
  • Gay marriage opponents mass in Paris for final rally

    03/24/2013 1:13:44 PM PDT · by SMCC1 · 5 replies
    BBC News ^ | 3/24/13 | BBC
    "Tens of thousands of people have gathered in central Paris for a final mass protest against a bill to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption."
  • Catholic Word of the Day: PALM SUNDAY, 04-10-12

    04/10/2012 10:40:33 AM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies
    http://www.catholicreference.net/ ^ | 04-10-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):PALM SUNDAY The Sunday before Easter and the sixth and last of Lent, and the beginning of Holy Week. On this day the Church commemorates Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem, when olive and palm branches were strewn in his path. In the liturgy the memorial of this event is included in every Mass, with the procession or solemn entrance before the principal Mass, and with the simple procession before the other Masses on Palm Sunday. All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, Eternal Life. Used with permission.
  • "Who Are the April Fools? How Do You View Jesus?" (Sermon for Palm Sunday, on 1 Cor. 1:18-25)

    03/31/2012 5:28:39 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 9 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | April 1, 2012 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    Who Are the April Fools? How Do You View Jesus? (1 Corinthians 1:18-25)Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he, humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey. On the foal of a donkey: I thought about that phrase, and then I thought about the fact that this is April 1, and so I considered doing a sermon on April Foals Day . . . and then I decided against it. But this is April Fools Day,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ NAVIGATION ~ 01 April 2012

    03/31/2012 5:01:48 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 45 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | http://chaplaincare.navy.mil/ | The Canteen Crew
    NAVIGATION Navigation of a ship at sea is, in principle, a very simple matter: you plot a course between where you are and where you want to be, and let the propeller muscle the ship through the water. As simple as that seems, it wont happen without another very important element: the rudder! The rudder performs its quiet, steady work, unshaken by the tremendous pressures directed against it. And it must hold the true course without deviation. The navigation of a human life is also, in principle, a very simple matter. As with a ship,...
  • Are You Ready for Palm Sunday? [Ecumenical]

    03/29/2012 7:03:00 PM PDT · by Salvation · 11 replies
    CatholicExchange.com ^ | March 28th, 2012 | Gayle Somers
    Are You Ready for Palm Sunday? Faith March 28th, 2012 Gayle Somers In our Lenten journey, have we discovered that we are studies in contrasts? Did we begin with great aspirations and are now feeling more than ever our fickleness? If so, we are truly ready for Palm Sunday.Gospel (Read Mark 14:1-15:47)Today, in the universal Catholic Church, we rise during Mass to hear a full reading of the Passion of Christ. What is our disposition today, having spent nearly 40 days praying, fasting, and doing acts of generosity? Most of us start Lent with some sense of seriousness about...
  • Palm Sunday Tornadoes--April 11, 1965

    04/27/2011 7:29:12 AM PDT · by madison10 · 2 replies
    Ohio History ^ | April 27, 2011 | Various
    Ohio History A wide outbreak of 37 tornadoes killed 256 people, mostly in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana on Palm Sunday 1965. This was deadliest tornado outbreak in 33 years in the United States and has been exceeded since only by the April 1974 outbreak. The 55 people killed in Ohio on April 11, 1965, made this the second deadliest tornado day in Ohio history, after the 1924 Lorain Tornado. The only tornado on April 11 to touch down in a large city hit Toledo at about 9:30 PM. It cut a six-mile long path across the northern edge of Toledo....
  • Beware: Hell exists

    04/20/2011 4:25:47 AM PDT · by Scanian · 29 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | The Washington Times | Janice Shaw Crouse
    Just as President Obama wants to change what it means to be American, controversial author Rob Bell wants to change what it means to be Christian. The cover story for the Easter Week edition of Time magazine is about Mr. Bells book, Love Wins. Mr. Bell, perhaps the most widely known of a group of young, supposedly evangelical writers who emphasize love and dismiss the traditional view of judgment/retribution (referred to in Christian circles as hell) has prompted nationwide discussions about the very meaning of Christianity. Chris Matthews devoted a segment of his Palm Sunday show to a discussion of...
  • Palm Sunday Devotional

    04/17/2011 3:52:52 PM PDT · by metmom · 18 replies
    April 17, 2011
    Jesus death, burial, and resurrection is the most significant event in the history of mankind. With the approach of Easter, it seemed like a good idea to take a look at what Scripture has to say about the week proceeding Easter Sunday on each respective day. Close to a third of the Gospel accounts deal with the events of the week between, and starting with, the Triumphal entry on what we call Palm Sunday, through to the Resurrection of Jesus and the events on Easter Sunday.Since this is Palm Sunday by our calendar, we are recognizing the triumphal entry of...
  • "The Root of Jesse Will Come" (Sermon for Palm Sunday, on Romans 15:4-13)

    04/16/2011 8:29:49 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | April 17, 2011 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    The Root of Jesse Will Come (Romans 15:4-13)On Palm Sunday the crowds welcomed Jesus as he entered Jerusalem, hailing him as their king: Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest! Great excitement! Great joy! Cloaks and palm branches spread in front of him, a welcome fit for a king! Here was the one they had been waiting for. Say to the daughter of Zion, Behold your king is coming to you. This was the Son of David they were welcoming, the long-promised Messiah, who would deliver...
  • The Way of the Disciple {Palm Sunday-Mormon]

    04/12/2011 12:34:33 PM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 42 replies
    Ensign ^ | May, 2009 | Dieter F. Uchtdorf
    The Way of the Disciple President DieterF. UchtdorfSecond Counselor in the First Presidency Now is the time to embrace the gospel of Jesus Christ, become His disciples, and walk in His way. Today is the day the Christian world traditionally calls Palm Sunday. You will remember that it was on that Sunday nearly 2,000 years ago that Jesus Christ entered the city of Jerusalem during the final week of His mortal life. 1 In fulfillment of Zechariahs ancient prophecy, 2 He rode in on a donkey, and as He did so, a great multitude came out to greet the...
  • The Battle of Towton :Nasty, brutish and not that short

    12/29/2010 5:00:36 PM PST · by worst-case scenario · 24 replies · 9+ views
    The Economist ^ | Dec 16 2010
    Medieval warfare was just as terrifying as you might imagine. THE soldier now known as Towton 25 had survived battle before. A healed skull fracture points to previous engagements. He was old enoughsomewhere between 36 and 45 when he diedto have gained plenty of experience of fighting. But on March 29th 1461, his luck ran out. Towton 25 suffered eight wounds to his head that day. The precise order can be worked out from the direction of fractures on his skull: when bone breaks, the cracks veer towards existing areas of weakness. The first five blows were delivered by a...
  • Battle of Towton, the birth of modern warfare and the killing of 1% of the population

    12/06/2010 7:45:21 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 30 replies
    Archaeology News (UK) ^ | November 25, 2010 | Stephen
    The Battle of Towton was one of the bloodiest battle to ever take place on English soil, with nearly 1% of the English population of the time killed during the battle. New finds on the site has produced the earliest evidence of the use of guns on the battle field. The Battle of Towton took place on a snowy 29 March 1461 on high ground between the villages of Towton and Saxton in Yorkshire (about 12 miles (19 km) southwest of York and about 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Tadcaster). The battle was one of the key battles of...
  • Towton, the bloodbath that changed the course of English history. (Well worth reading)

    08/23/2008 7:45:39 PM PDT · by PotatoHeadMick · 58 replies · 406+ views
    The Sunday Times (UK) ^ | August 24, 2008 | AA Gill
    Get onto the B1217 the Ferrybridge-to-Tadcaster road just after the M1 joins the A1M, and youve crossed that unmapped line where the north stops being grim and begins to be bracing. Go through Saxton, past the Crooked Billet pub, and on your left youll see rising farmland, green corn and copses an old landscape, untroubled by poets or painters or the hyperbole of tourist boards, but handsome, still and hushed. The road is straight; it knows where its going, hurrying along, averting its gaze. Through the tonsured hedge you might just notice a big old holly tree...
  • Skeletons Of Bloodiest Day (Towton - 1461AD)

    09/12/2006 2:45:57 PM PDT · by blam · 71 replies · 2,073+ views
    The Press ^ | 9-12-2006 | Nadia Jefferson-Brown
    Skeletons of bloodiest day By Nadia Jefferson-Brown SKELETONS bearing marks of horrendous sword injuries have been unearthed beneath a North Yorkshire hall. The victims of a medieval battle were discovered beneath the floor of the dining room of Towton Hall, between Tadcaster and Sherburn-in- Elmet, dating from the Battle of Towton in 1461. The discovery was made as part of a ten-year investigation into the archaeological evidence of the longest and bloodiest battle ever fought in England. Taking place on Palm Sunday, March 29, 1461, the Lancastrian army was handed an enormous blow with its leader, King Henry VI, forced...
  • Palm Sunday with Rev. Jeremiah Wright

    04/03/2010 1:51:11 AM PDT · by SonOfDarkSkies · 15 replies · 744+ views
    WND ^ | 3/2/2010 | Ellis Washington
    America has quite a lot to be afraid of due to the shameful complicity and political cover up the liberal media provided Obama and his mentors, like Frank Marshall Davis, Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn and Jeremiah Wright. We did not so much vote for a candidate in November 2008, but America voted for a revolution, a revolutionary hell-bent on deconstructing all that is good, honorable and patriotic; a fascist seeking to destroy America from within so as to remake this wonderful country into his own Marxist image. For those of you who still believe that one can sit in Rev....
  • The Rejecters of the Christ of Palm Sunday

    03/28/2010 5:54:17 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 18 replies · 316+ views
    The Ignorant Fishermen Blog ^ | 3/28/10 | DJP I.F.
    As the world celebrates Palm Sunday this Sunday, let us not forget the false perception that the 2.5 million visitors (Jews and Gentiles) from all around the land of Israel and the of the world had that day - the Week of the Passover . The countless multitudes in Jerusalem at that time had totally misunderstood who Jesus exactly was (Matt 23:27, Luke 19:14). These countless multitudes that Jesus had healed from all demonic oppression and from all kinds of diseases had soon forgotten His wonderful works for them. His 3 1/2 year ministry of the preaching of repentance was...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 03-28-10, Palm Sunday of the Lords Passion

    03/27/2010 9:50:05 PM PDT · by Salvation · 59 replies · 1,062+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 03-28-10 | New American Bible
    March 28, 2010 Palm Sunday of the Lords Passion At the Mass Reading 1Responsorial PsalmReading 2Gospel Reading IIs 50:4-7The Lord GOD has given mea well-trained tongue,that I might know how to speak to the wearya word that will rouse them.Morning after morninghe opens my ear that I may hear;and I have not rebelled,have not turned back.I gave my back to those who beat me,my cheeks to those who plucked my beard;my face I did not shieldfrom buffets and spitting.The Lord GOD is...
  • "Who Is This King of Glory?" (Sermon for Palm Sunday/ Sunday of the Passion)

    03/27/2010 4:21:47 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 4 replies · 423+ views
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | March 28, 2010 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    Who Is This King of Glory? (Psalm 24:7-10; Luke 19:28-40; 23:1-56)Lift up your heads, O gates! And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. So the psalmist writes, and then he adds this question, calling for our reflection: Who is this King of glory? That is our question this morning, on this Day of the Palms, when we also look ahead to the Day of the Passion. Today we look upon this man Jesus, riding into Jerusalem, and we ask, Who Is This King of Glory? Well, on Sunday, Palm Sunday, he certainly...
  • A week with the Lord [Reflections on Passion Sunday and Holy Week]

    03/27/2010 1:55:35 PM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies · 279+ views
    Secret Harbor ^ | 27 March 2010 | Jeffrey S. J. Allan
    27 March 2010 A week with the Lord Dear Readers of Secret Harbour ~ Portus Secretioris, In all likelihood this will be the final post until after Easter. It is my hope to spend Holy Week in added prayer, adoration and quiet reflection; I hope you have the opportunity to do the same. One thought I would like to convey which is not talked about often is that this coming Saturday is not only Holy Saturday but it is also the feast of Our Lady of Solitude. This feast recalls our Blessed Ladys solitude and contemplation as she waited in...
  • Obama heads to Camp David after best week 'in a long damn time' (Mega hurl alert)

    03/26/2010 12:47:57 PM PDT · by Dinah Lord · 22 replies · 635+ views
    The Hill ^ | 3/26/2010 | Sam Youngman
    After signing healthcare reform into law, agreeing to a new nuclear arms reduction treaty and moving forward with financial reform, President Barack Obama will spend the weekend at the presidential retreat at Camp David, Md. And top White House aides say, "He knows he has" earned it.
  • Agency Provides Meals, Supplies for Religious Observances

    03/25/2010 4:40:50 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 129+ views
    PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2010 The Defense Logistics Agencys supply center here is ensuring servicemembers around the globe have Passover meals available for observance of the upcoming Jewish holiday and palm fronds for the upcoming Christian observance of Palm Sunday. Defense Supply Center Philadelphia is ensuring servicemembers around the globe have Passover meals available for observance of the upcoming Jewish holiday. DoD photo(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. In addition to supplying all daily meals, the Defense Logistics Agency also ensures troops receive traditional holiday meals and necessary religious supplies. As with all our holiday or special-event meals, our...
  • Palm Sunday in Iraq (Picture)

    04/08/2009 6:38:13 PM PDT · by chase19 · 2 replies · 437+ views
    Assyrian Voice ^ | 4/8/09 | Assyrian Voice via AINA
  • Palm Sunday Snow Storm Covers Central and Western Nebraska

    04/05/2009 8:29:45 AM PDT · by pissant · 6 replies · 680+ views
    NTV ^ | staff
    WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS AFTERNOON. BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS AFTERNOON. THE BLIZZARD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELED. GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS TO 40 MPH COMBINED WITH FRESH SNOW FROM YESTERDAY AND EARLIER TODAY WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THIS MORNING. THE THREAT FOR BLOWING SNOW WILL END BY AFTERNOON AS TEMPERATURES RISE INTO THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
  • Freeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel Thread ~ PALM SUNDAY and PASSOVER ~ April 5, 2009

    04/04/2009 5:04:29 PM PDT · by Brads Gramma · 74 replies · 2,786+ views
    The Canteen Crew | April 4, 2009 | Serving the Best Troops and Vets in the WORLD!
    .....He sent two of the disciples saying, "Go into the village opposite you, in which no one yet has ever sat; untie it, and bring it here. "And if anyone asks you, 'Why are you untying it?' thus shall you speak, 'The Lord has need of it.'" .......And they brought it to Jesus and they put Jesus on it. And as He was going, they were spreading their garments in the road. And as He was now approaching, near the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to...
  • "The Word of the Day: 'Hosanna!'" (Sermon for Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion)

    04/04/2009 2:28:30 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies · 1,128+ views
    April 5, 2009 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    The Word of the Day: Hosanna! (John 12:11-19; Psalm 118:19-29)Today is Palm Sunday, and if there is a word of the day for this day, I think its the word, Hosanna! How often do we see that word show up in our service today! We started the service by saying, Hosanna to the Son of David. Then we heard the Gospel reading where the crowd cries out, Hosanna! As we processed in, we sang about how the lips of children made sweet hosannas ring. And we concluded the procession by saying, Hosanna in the highest. So before we even sat...
  • Celebration of Palm Sunday Of The Passion Of Our Lord; Homily Of His Holiness Benedict XVI

    03/18/2008 3:12:39 PM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 1 replies · 148+ views
    Vatican Website ^ | March 16, 2008 | Pope Benedict XVI
    Dear Brothers and Sisters, Year after year the Gospel passage for Palm Sunday recounts Jesus' entry into Jerusalem. Together with his disciples and an increasing multitude of pilgrims he went up from the plain of Galilee to the Holy City. The Evangelists have handed down to us three proclamations of Jesus concerning his Passion, like steps on his ascent, thereby mentioning at the same time the inner ascent that he was making on this pilgrimage. Jesus was going toward the temple - toward the place where God, as Deuter-onomy says, had chosen to "make his name dwell" (cf. 12: 11;...
  • The Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem [ C.H. Spurgeon]

    03/17/2008 6:13:47 PM PDT · by P-Marlowe · 5 replies · 148+ views
    Blue Letter Bible ^ | August the 18th, 1861 | C. H. SPURGEON
    Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit The Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem A Sermon (No. 405) Delivered on Sunday Morning, August the 18th, 1861 by the Rev. C. H. SPURGEON, At the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington "Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass." Mat 21:5WE HAVE READ the chapter from which our text is taken; let me now rehearse the incident in your hearing. There was an expectation upon the popular mind of the Jewish people, that Messiah was about to come. They expected him to...
  • Palm Sunday

    03/15/2008 11:14:07 PM PDT · by Salvation · 66 replies · 847+ views
    Fisheaters ^ | n/a | Fisheaters
    Palm Sunday Today, this "Second Sunday of the Passion," is the memorial of Christ's "triumphant," but misunderstood, entry into Jerusalem, the day that begins Holy Week. This entry into Jerusalem is seen as the prophetic fulfillment of Zacharias 9:9-10 :Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Sion, shout for joy, O daughter of Jerusalem: BEHOLD THY KING will come to thee, the just and saviour: he is poor, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass. And I will destroy the chariot out of Ephraim, and the horse out of Jerusalem, and the bow for...
  • Clinton lashes Obama's 'assault' as McCain visits Iraq

    03/16/2008 3:09:04 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 39 replies · 1,852+ views
    AFP ^ | 3/16/08 | AFP
    Hillary Clinton's White House campaign lashed out Sunday after a report said rival Barack Obama was preparing a "full assault" on her after unloading some embarrassments to his own campaign.The feuding over the report in the Democrat's hometown newspaper, the Chicago Tribune, came as Republican nominee-elect John McCain polished his national security credentials on a surprise trip to Iraq."It is disappointing that a campaign that began by promising a politics of hope has come to this, that it is signalling and revelling in attacks on Senator Clinton's character," her communications director Howard Wolfson said."This is not the campaign they promised...
  • McCain Makes Baghdad Stop

    BAGHDAD (AP) - Sen. John McCain, the likely Republican presidential nominee who has linked his political future to U.S. success in Iraq, was in Baghdad on Sunday for meetings with Iraqi and U.S. diplomatic and military officials, a U.S. government official said. Details of McCain's visit, which had been anticipated, were not being released for security reasons, the U.S. Embassy said. It was unclear who he met with; no media opportunities or news conferences were planned. McCain, a strong supporter of the U.S. military mission in Iraq, is believed to be staying in the country for about 24 hours. "Senator...
  • "In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb" (Sermon for Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion)

    03/15/2008 6:27:32 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 14 replies · 1,739+ views
    March 16, 2008 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb (Matthew 21:1-11; 26:1 27:66)In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb. Have you heard that saying before? Its used in reference to the month of March. The idea is that usually March comes in like a lion--the weather to begin the month is harsh and cold--and then at the other end, March goes out like a lamb--the weather is fair and mild. This year March started out with a few days of lamb-like weather, then the lion roared into our area, and now were sort of in-between. Whats in between a...