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‘When we journey without the Cross . . . we are not disciples of the Lord.’ Sunday Reflections, Palm Sunday 2016, Year C

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Christ's Entry into Jerusalem, Melozzo da Forli, 1477-82 Basilica della Santa Casa, Loreto, Italy
Gospel for the ProcessionLuke 19:28-40(NRSV, Catholic Ed., Can) 
After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem.As he approached Bethphage and Bethanyat the hill called the Mount of Olives,he sent two of his disciples, saying to them,“Go to the village ahead of you, and as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you untying it?’ say, ‘The Lord needs it.’” Those who were sent ahead went and found it just as he had told them.As they were untying the colt, its owners asked them, “Why are you untying the colt?” They replied, “The Lord needs it.” They brought it to Jesus, threw their cloaks on the colt and put Jesus on it.As he went along, people spread their cloakson the road. When he came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives,