#285 I miss feste – 5

La Domenica delle Palme, ‘palm Sunday’

People brings to the Church branches of olive and palms leaves

Palmes are sometimes artistically  braided

A few cities are particularly famous for their braided palms, such as Bordighera on the Riviera Ligure.

In my area, in the past, Children use to bring to the Church a cake, along with their olive branches and palm leaves. The family met for lunch and shared the cake, a ciambella (lit. ‘donut’) or in my dialect canestrello that had been blessed during the Mass.

 

(See also “I miss feste -1-2-3-4″ https://misshome.wordpress.com/2013/12/25/176-i-miss-feste/

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2013/12/26/177-i-miss-feste-2/ 

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2014/01/07/189-i-miss-feste-3/

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2014/01/18/199-i-miss-feste-4/ ‎)

 

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