Palm Sunday in Canada ― Date, History, and Details

Palm Sunday in Canada

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History of Palm Sunday in Canada and How to Celebrate/ Observe It

Palm Sunday is a Christian holiday that falls on the Sunday before Easter. It commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, when he was greeted by crowds of people waving palm branches.

In Canada, Palm Sunday is not a statutory holiday, but many churches hold special services to mark the occasion. Some Christians also choose to wear palm leaves or crosses made from palm leaves on this day.