News Item | WGBH | 14 April 2019

Cathedral Of The Holy Cross Re-Opens For Palm Sunday, Ahead Of Boston Marathon

After two years of extensive renovations, Boston’s largest Catholic church, the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, reopened just ahead of Holy Week and the Boston Marathon.

The sanctuary, which seats 2,000, was packed for Palm Sunday Mass. Hundreds of yellow-green palm fronds folded into crosses could be seen clenched in children’s fists and poking out of women’s purses to commemorate Jesus Christ’s arrival in Jerusalem.

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