Cloak Sunday

The service at my church yesterday focused on “Cloak Sunday.” Although it is “Palm Sunday,” the reading was from Luke’s Gospel, which has people strewing clothing before Jesus rather than palm branches. It is interesting to ask whether Luke was aware that the use of palms in the manner depicted would more naturally suggest a [Read More...]

Jurassic Palm Sunday

Via Jeff Carter and Unvirtuous Abbey on Facebook   [Read more...]

Hosanna (Less Cheesy Toto-Style Holy Week Music)

I previously mentioned the possibility of doing a cheesy Christian version of Rosanna by Toto. Here is my attempt to do something which I think could be taken seriously (although it might still end up being amusing simply because it is a reworking of a Toto song for Palm Sunday or thereabouts). What do you [Read More...]

A Song for a Snowy Palm Sunday

You can sing this to the tune of “I Believe in Father Christmas” by Greg Lake (there are also versions by Emerson, Lake, and Palmer and also by U2 that you may be familiar with):   I Believe in Snow at Easter   They said there’ll be snow at Easter And snow on Palm Sunday [Read More...]

Palm Sunday, April 1, circa AD 33

It was a clear indication of Jesus’ genuine humanity that he didn’t always know when he was taking a joke too far… [Read more...]


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