Saturday April 13, 2024

Palm Sunday 2016


Painting by Bernard Plockhorst of Jesus entering Jerusalem riding donkey with children laying down palms.
March 2016
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Daylight Saving Start
Sunday March 13
-8 years, -1 months
or -2953 days

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St Patricks Day
Thursday March 17
-8 years -27 days
or -2949 days

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Palm Sunday
Sunday March 20
-8 years -24 days
or -2946 days

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Good Friday
Friday March 25
-8 years -19 days
or -2941 days

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Easter
Sunday March 27
-8 years -17 days
or -2939 days

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Palm Sunday for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, March 20th.


Palm Sunday which is the Sunday before Easter Sunday and the start of Holy Week for Christians is a feast day commemorating Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem on a Donkey (symbolizing peace versus a horse which symbolized war).


The name Palm Sunday comes from the palm branches the crowd scattered on the ground in front of Jesus as he rode into Jerusalem. Many churches today will celebrate the day with other tree branches (Yew, Willow, Olive, and Box) as many climates are unable to grow the Palm tree.

Days to Palm Sunday 2016

Sunday, March 20th is day number 80 of the 2016 calendar year with -8 years, -24 days until Palm Sunday 2016.


Palm Sunday
Name(s):Palm Sunday
Type:Observance, Christian
When:Sunday before Easter Sunday

Dates for Palm Sunday

HolidayDateDays to Go
Palm Sunday 2023 Sunday, April 02, 2023 -377
Palm Sunday 2024 Sunday, March 24, 2024 -20
Palm Sunday 2025 Sunday, April 13, 2025 365
Palm Sunday 2026 Sunday, March 29, 2026 715
Palm Sunday 2027 Sunday, March 21, 2027 1072
Palm Sunday 2028 Sunday, April 09, 2028 1457


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