Veronica’s Veil

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Veronica; confessional of Saint Aloysius Church, Columbus, Ohio; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

The veil with which the holy woman from the crowd wiped our Lord’s face on His way to Calvary, on which His sacred features were miraculously imprinted. It is preserved in Saint Peter’s Basilica and another fold of it at Jaen, in Andalusia.

MLA Citation

  • “”. A Simple Catholic Dictionary, 1903. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 November 2018. Web. 19 April 2021. <>