Roman Catholic or Church of England.
Shows life and death is short.
Marks the beginning of Lent.
Giving up something.
Jesus was in the desert to seek solitude for 40 days.
He was tempted by the devil.
Chance to become closer to God.
Jesus enters Jerusalem on a donkey.
Named the Messiah (Hosanna).
Palm leaves are laid down.
Palms crosses are now.
Bread and wine is given (Passover).
Jesus is the a slave to the disciples (washing feet) as well as a leader.
Queen gives pensioners money nowadays.
Most important day of Christian calendar.
Beginning of Christianity.
Virgin Mary has God's child.
Bethlehem is an important place to pilgrimage today.
Presents, cards, special service (Midnight Mass).
Advent- 4th Sunday before Christmas.