Palm Sunday preparation

Do you ever wonder how the church manages to look different at different times of the year?

Thanks to a bunch of dedicated people, our temple is cleaned and prepared for Holy Week and Pascha.  I am used to wearing green on Palm Sunday, but there are also other practices.

In the Russian practice, we use pussy willows also because in Siberia nothing else has blossomed yet.  The Church is practical. 
 

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scenery taken from the fire escape next to the sacristy.