Saint Veronica

[Saint Veronica stained glass window]Also known as

  • Berenice

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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.

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  • woman holding a cloth that bears the image of Christ’s face

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Veronica“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 August 2014. Web. 26 December 2014. <>