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The Holy Veil of Manoppello: The Human Face of God

…there, and the cloth that had been on Jesus head, not lying with the linen wrappings but rolled up in a place by itself. Tradition says that Our Lady herself laid this cloth on His face before He was wrapped in His shroud for burial. This small veil now known as the Holy Face of Manoppello absorbed…

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Relics from the Crucifixion & Relics: What They Are and Why They Matter (2 Book Set)

…the tree from which the Cross was made and the Cross itself, but also about the Nails that bore Jesus’ battered body, the Crown placed on his head, the Thorns, treasured by Christians for generations, and even the very blood of Jesus caught in vessels by those who loved Him and preserved down…


Lace Mantilla Veil 36" [White]

…Chapel veils, also commonly called mantillas, which comes from the word manta, meaning cape, are typically circular or triangular shaped pieces of lace that are draped over a girls head when attending Mass, or in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament. Mantilla-style veil Stunningly beautiful A veil


The Tradition behind Mantillas/Chapel Veils

…wearing chapel veils has been a common practice among faithful women. Chapel veils, also commonly called mantillas , which comes from the word manta , meaning cape, are typically circular or triangular shaped pieces of black or white lace that are draped over a woman's head when attending Mass,…

Floral Large Triangle Veil / Mantilla

Floral Large Triangle Veil / Mantilla

…The Catholic Company, click here: Chapel Veils, also called mantillas, are traditional Mass attire for women to wear as head coverings. They vary in length and color but all have a similar floral lace pattern. Although not required…

St. Clare of Assisi: From Noblewoman to Lady of Poverty

…clung to the altar clothes in the chapel, half-pulling them off in her determination. Finally, as a last resort, she pulled her veil off and showed her father her shorn head. It seems that this, finally, convinced the family that she was in earnest. They had to leave her where she was. The Founding…

Learn More About the Miraculous Medal

…appeared and sat in the Director's chair near the altar. She was wearing a white dress with a blue veil. At the urging of her angel, Catherine ran to Mary and knelt beside her. She rested her head in Mary's lap and looked up into her eyes as she listened to her speak. Mary told Catherine that God…

12 Inspiring Religious Paintings & Their Meanings

…covered by a curtain in the foreground, is in silence and harmony. The Child Jesus looks at us with gentleness from underneath the thin veil of His mother; the veil symbolizes purity. The Virgin's blue mantle alludes to the sky, and the red color evokes her love. The apples could be a sign of…

15 Prayers of St. Bridget of Sweden Honoring Christ s Wounds

…during the solemn Paschal season. Remember that Thou wast despoiled of Thy garments and clothed in those of derision; that Thy Face and Eyes were veiled, that Thou wast buffeted, crowned with thorns, a reed placed in Thy Hands, that Thou was crushed with blows and overwhelmed with affronts and…

The Meaning Behind the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Icon

…the triumph of Christ over sin and death, symbolized by the golden background as a sign of the glory of the resurrection. The royal crowns on the heads of Jesus and Mary also symbolize their triumph as the King of Kings with his Queen Mother. In a very beautiful way, the Child Jesus grasps the hand…