The readings this week prepare us for the holiest week of the Church calendar. For many people, Palm Sunday is their favorite Sunday of the year, because they get to make all sorts of crafts with their palm leaves. Don’t let your interest in arts and crafts rob you from the beauty and depth of this week’s readings. Readings for Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion – Luke 19:28-40; Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22:8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24; Philippians 2:6-11; Luke 22:14a??23:56 or 23:1-49.