On the Lower East Side, at the Middle Collegiate Church, leaders invited first responders from Thursday’s explosion and building collapses on Second Avenue.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan led Palm Sunday prayers at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown, on Sunday.
Hearts of Palm are at their peak right now and it is important to store them in the refrigerator and eat them quickly because of their short shelf life.
St. Peter’s Square overflowed with some 250,000 pilgrims, tourists and Romans eager to join the new pope at the start of solemn Holy Week ceremonies, which lead up to Easter, Christianity’s most important day.
The beginning of Holy Week also meant a new beginning for a local church. They opened the doors on a new church building on Sunday, a decade after their old home burned to the ground.
Did you see Cindy Hsu’s interview with Nicholas Dimarzio, the bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn? If so, check out I-Confess at its website here.
Palm Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week on the Christian calendar. Nicholas Dimarzio, the bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn, joins CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu to talk about events celebrating the day.