Palm Sunday (A)
24 The Son of man is going to his fate, as the scriptures say he will, but alas for that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! Better for that man if he had never been born!'
25 Judas, who was to betray him, asked in his turn, 'Not me, Rabbi, surely?' Jesus answered, 'It is you who say it.'
26 Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had said the blessing he broke it and gave it to the disciples. 'Take it and eat,' he said, 'this is my body.'
27 Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he handed it to them saying, 'Drink from this, all of you,
28 for this is my blood, the blood of the covenant, poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.
29 From now on, I tell you, I shall never again drink wine until the day I drink the new wine with you in the kingdom of my Father.'
30 After the psalms had been sung they left for the Mount of Olives.
31 Then Jesus said to them, 'You will all fall away from me tonight, for the scripture says: I shall strike the shepher
Sunday Gospel reflection with Fr. Bill Grimm
April 7, 2017
Perhaps some of the people who demanded Jesus’ death at the end of the week had begun the week singing hosannas. Who knows how or why they changed? What would I have done?
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