Christians begin Holy Week with Palm Sunday celebrations
The Rev. Michael Downey sprinkles holy water during a procession ceremony during the Palm Sunday service at Holy Spirit Church, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Fairfield. (Steve Reczkowski/Daily Republic)
FAIRFIELD — Jairo Hermosillo sat outside Holy Spirit Catholic Church about noon Sunday.
In his hands were three palms. He formed a T with two and used strips from the third to bind the other two into the shape of a cross.
"I'll take it home with me," said the 13-year-old. "I'll put it on the table."
Jairo, and millions of other Christians around the world, marked Palm Sunday on Sunday. It also means the beginning of Holy Week, which culminates with Easter Sunday. Continue Reading