Six days before the Passover, when the Lord came into the city of Jerusalem, the children ran to meet him; in their hands they carried palm branches and with a loud voice cried out: Hosanna in the highest!
— Entrance Antiphon for Mass today
It is easy for me to walk with Jesus as he enters Jerusalem in triumph. In less than a week, he will walk this road alone. What grace do I need to accompany Jesus more faithfully? Who do I run to meet?
Perhaps I can resolve to stand with those who often stand alone or those who are not greeted with shouts of joy: the ill, the elderly, the poor, the imprisoned.
A possible meditation during Holy Week: Busted Halo’s Virtual Stations of the Cross.