Basilica hosts Palm Sunday mass - Basilica hosts Palm Sunday mass
Yesterday, the Sagrada Família hosted Palm Sunday celebrations with the blessing of the palm fronds and the Eucharist of Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. More than 2.300 people attended the mass, in addition to that congregated outside the Temple.
The ceremony began inside the Basilica at 12 noon. A few minutes later, the blessing of the palm fronds began in Plaça de la Sagrada Família and, then, the mass of the Passion of the Lord began inside the Basilica, officiated this year by Bishop Antoni Vadell.
The Easter celebrations at the Sagrada Família will continue with the illumination of the Passion façade taking place today, tomorrow and the next day, remembering the final hours of Jesus Christ. There will be two sessions each day: at 8:45 pm and 9:30 pm. The show is free and open to all.