Liturgy and Theology

Veronica in liturgical calendars and in the divine office in Italy and in Europe

Veronica in hagiography

The link with the beatific vision and Corpus Domini

The cult of the Veronica including prayers of intercession, the Veronica Office and Mass Proper, as well as the figure of Veronica in hagiography. The relation between devotion reserved specifically for the Veronica and important theological issues in the thirteenth century, such as the spread of the cult of Corpus Domini and the beatific vision of God, as well as the sacramental value of copies of the Veronica around which devotional ceremonies were developed.


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Amanda C. Murphy

Emanuela Bossi

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