Here’s How to Make a Palm Cross for Palm Sunday 2017

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My father, the late Anthony Gurliacci of Darien, learned how to make crosses out of the palm reeds given out on Palm Sunday, and he taught me. Here’s how you can do it, too.

In 2013, I wrote this article for Darien Patch, republished on various other Patch websites, and included this video, still on Youtube, so you can learn it:


Do it soon — don’t wait until the reeds get stiff.

Editor’s note: This article is republished from 2016.