The Veil of Veronica: From Concealment to Revelation

 by Mary-Catharine Carroll* Department of Theology, Saint Paul University Ottawa, Ontario, Canada The Veil of Veronica (called the Veronica) belongs to the tradition of miraculous images on cloth that claim to be made from the imprint of Christ’s face. Called Volto santo, or Holy Face, they include the Holy Face of Manoppello, the Holy Face…

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The Mass Proper of the Holy Face and of Saint Veronica in Medieval Liturgical Sources before the Tridentine Reform

Uwe Michael Lang (London) Abstract The liturgical veneration the Roman Veronica is first attested in a manuscript of the Capitular Archives of St Peter’s in the Vatican, which contains material dating from the 13th to the 15th century and includes a set of Mass orations with a “Collecta ad faciem Christi”. In the later Middle…

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Quaesivi vultum tuum

Guido Milanese (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Brescia) Abstract The Introit Tibi dixit, unspectacularly placed during the second week of Lent, has been treated with much more consideration in the new liturgical calendars, where it has been moved to the preceding Sunday, and also to the Feast of the Transfiguration on the 6th of…

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