Why do we come here every Sunday? Why do we feel especially devoted to the Lord in this week that we call Holy?
We come to hear the greatest story ever. The center of history. The cross transcends time, transforms the face of the world and the shape of our own stories.
The story is our story. We are present in so many ways in that story, just like God is present in so many ways in our daily life.
Thomas said last week: Let us go to die with Him.
This is what we say on this Palm Sunday, looking into the Easter Triduum. Let us take up our crosses, whatever form they are for us this year, and carry them right beside our Lord to Calvary. And there, faithful to the end, let us repeat to our Lord the words of faith spoken by the Good Thief: “Lord, Remember me when you come into your kingdom.”