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Palm Sunday
The celebration of Palm Sunday begins with the joyful procession of palms.  Here the Cathedral servers make their way to the O'Dea Gym, where hundreds of parishioners are gathered for the blessing.

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday
Father Ryan proclaims the Gospel of the Lord's entry into Jerusalem.

Palm Sunday
A young server listens attentively.

Palm Sunday
The Cathedral Choir of St. James accompanies the procession with song.

Palm Sunday
Cathedral Piper Tyrone Heade.

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday
Archbishop Brunett greets the faithful as the pass through the ceremonial doors.

Palm Sunday
At the Noon Mass, the children gather on the steps of the Cathedral for a special procession of their own.

Palm Sunday Children
The children of the Youth Music Program are excited to be carrying palms on this holy day.

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Children
The children listen as Father Ryan helps them find an image of Palm Sunday on the ceremonial bronze doors.

Palm Sunday
In the Cathedral, we gather around the font for the blessing of palms.

Palm Sunday
"The children of Jerusalem welcomed Christ the King; they carried palm branches and loudly praised the Lord:  Hosanna in the highest!"

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday
Father Ryan, in his homily, reminded us that we have set out on a great journey:  Holy Week. 

Photos by M. Laughlin, St. James Cathedral, Seattle.  All rights reserved.


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