Tag Archives: veil

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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