PALM SUNDAY PROCESSION
The whole multitude of his disciples began to praise God aloud
with joy for all the mighty deeds they had seen.
Multitudes proclaimed your mighty deeds!
“Blessed is the king who comes
in the name of the Lord,”
As for us,
let us throw down our coats for you,
shout your name to all who hear.
Hosanna! Jesus of Nazareth,
God, walking along with us
and leading us to grace,
our beloved hero,
loving us all the
way to the
Come into our
Lest the stones
Luke 22:14-23:56 or 23:1-49
They blindfolded him and questioned him, saying,
“Prophesy! Who is it that struck you?”
is my body,
which will be given up for you.”
He did not shield his face from pounding and spitting,
nor cry out when they covered his eyes.
They jeered, “Who struck you?”
But instead he quickly
for he so
teach us to empty
THE FIRST READING
He opens my ear that I may hear.
morning after morning, open our ears
that we may hear you
in all things.
Isaiah, Romero, Dorothy Day, Rutilio Grande:
sunrise to sunset, you
Let us too hear the cry of the poor.
And let us act on
that we may love you,
holding nothing back, nothing at all.
THE SECOND READING
He emptied himself, taking the form of a slave.
You emptied yourself.
Teach us to love this way.
Filled with your Spirit,
let us surrender