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Palm Sunday in Germany

Quick Facts

Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that commemorates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the start of Holy Week.

Local names

NameLanguage
PalmsonntagGerman
Palm SundayEnglish

Palm Sunday 2014

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Palm Sunday 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015
List of dates for other years

Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, according to Christian belief. It marks the beginning of Holy Week and always falls on the Sunday before Easter Sunday. Other names for this day include Passion Sunday, Fig Sunday, Willow Sunday, Branch Sunday, or Blossom Sunday.

Palm leaves

Many people who attend a Palm Sunday church service receive palms.

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About Palm Sunday

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Palm Sunday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
SunApr 81990Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 241991Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 121992Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 41993Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 271994Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 91995Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 311996Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 231997Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 51998Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 281999Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 162000Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 82001Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 242002Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 132003Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 42004Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 202005Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 92006Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 12007Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 162008Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 52009Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 282010Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 172011Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 12012Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 242013Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 132014Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 292015Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 202016Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 92017Palm SundayObservance 
SunMar 252018Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 142019Palm SundayObservance 
SunApr 52020Palm SundayObservance 

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