Passion Sunday

Also known as

The fifth in Lent and second before Easter, the beginning of Passiontide. Altar, crucifixes, statues, and pictures are draped in violet. It is a time for special reflection on the Passion and Death of Christ. It is also called Judica (Judge me) Sunday from the first word of the Introit.

MLA Citation

  • “Passion Sunday”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 December 2010. Web. 20 April 2015. <http://catholicsaints.info/passion-sunday/>