Synaxarion for Palm Sunday

On this day, the Sunday of Palms, we celebrate the radiant and glorious Feast of the Entry of our Lord Jesus Christ into Jerusalem.

The Celebration of Palm Sunday in Hong Kong

The Orthodox Community in Hong Kong celebrated in a solemn way the Palm Sunday (28 April 2013). Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia presided over the Divine Liturgy. Before the Dismissal of the Liturgy Metropolitan Nektarios blessed the Palm branches and spoke about the very instructive spiritual symbolisms of the feast.

The Temporary Recognition of Christ

The raising of Lazarus was an event which could hardly have passed unnoticed. The resurrection­­­­­­­ of a dead person, four whole days after their death, produced an enormous impression in Jerusalem and the surrounding area and there were many who believed in Jesus and wished to see Him at first hand. As soon as they were told that he was coming into the city, therefore, they lost no time in receiving Him with great enthusiasm.


On the Sunday before the Feast of Great and Holy Pascha and at the beginning of Holy Week, the Orthodox Church celebrates one of its most joyous feasts of the year. Palm Sunday is the commemoration of the Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem following His glorious miracle of raising Lazarus from the dead. Having […]