St. Nicholas Celebrates Palm Sunday with blessing of Palms and Willows - 04/25/21

On Lazarus Saturday, April 24, after the Divine Liturgy in the morning, the children of the parish put together pussy willows and palm reeds for distribution Sunday. The pussy willow/reed combination were Blessed by Fr. Matthew at Evening Vespers on Saturday.
Then, on Palm Sunday, April 25 before Divine Liturgy, the combination was distributed to the faithful of the parish. Many parishioners chose to hold the willows and palms throughout the service.
As we start Holy Week, we wait with great anticipation, the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, Our Lord and Savior.