Veronica

[Saint Veronica stained glass window]
Memorial
12 July
Profile
When Christ fell on his way to the Golgotha, a woman wiped his face with a towel; an image of Christ remained on the towel. This woman was Veronica, this incident is all we really know about her, and the relic has become her symbol ever since.
Patronage
laundry workers, photographers
Representation
woman holding a cloth that bears the image of Christ's face
Images
Gallery of images of Saint Veronica
Storefront
Commercial Links related to Saint Veronica
Additional Information
Catholic Encyclopedia, by Antoine Degert
Has Veronica's Veil Been Found? by Antonio Gaspari
Relic Found in Monastery, by John Follain
Saint Veronica's Kerchief, by Selma Lagerlöf
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