Preparing for Palm Sunday – How to Make a Palm Cross

At the beginning of Holy Week, the Orthodox Church celebrates one of its most joyous feasts of the year. Palm Sunday commemorates the Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem following His glorious miracle of raising Lazarus from the dead. Although we cannot celebrate Palm Sunday together this year, we can prepare Palm Sunday crosses at home!

Palm crosses can be made from palm leaves, or strips of paper. Here are instructions on how to simply fold a palm cross and if you prefer, here’s a quick tutorial video you can watch:

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