15 Things Filipino Kids have to Go Through during Holy Week

#2 Making Palaspas

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While the Lenten season starts with Ash Wednesday, the Holy Week ‘officially’ starts with Palm Sunday which is the Sunday right before Easter. During this day, young kids learn to make palaspas which is brought to the church for the priest to bless.

Today, you can buy pretty palaspas forms but in the past, simple ones such as crosses were created by the kids.


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