Tag Archives: veil

Concerning head veils and contexts

In Islamic Saudi Arabia…

In the audience with the Holy Father…

So, in the Arab Muslim country where women have to cover their heads, nothing.
In Rome, where it is the custom of women to cover their heads for audiences with the Vicar … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: I was told that you are either supposed to always veil or never veil

From a readerette…
I have developed a love for veiling at the TLM, I attend a daily NO Mass and veil there too. My mom dislikes and does not allow me to veil when I attend the NO Mass with her. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Flowers and unveiling Mary’s statue on Annunciation, during Passiontide.

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From a reader:
Should everything remain veiled for the Feast of the Annunciation? Can we unveil Mary? Is it appropriate to have flowers on the altar?
Passiontide is a heavy liturgical time, especially in the older, traditional calendar, … Continue reading

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Veils, ciboria, baldachins, and the Eucharist.

A priest acquaintance, Fr. Bede Rowe, has on his interesting blog A Chaplain Abroad, an entry about a veil for a ciborium.
A ciborium is a sacred vessel which resembles a chalice but with a cover used for hosts to be … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Should women wear head-coverings in church?

I ask fellow bloggers, liberal or conservative, traditional or progressivist, to help get the word out about this poll so we can have as large a sampling as possible.
You don’t have to be registered to be able to vote.
In another … Continue reading

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“Here’s a fun game! Let’s grab the veil!”

As you know, on Sunday’s – if I can – I like to visit a nice museum if possible while traveling.
On this snowy snowy New York Sunday afternoon, a priest friend and I made our way to the Metropolitan … Continue reading

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