Sunday, 10 April 2011

Passiontide and the veiling of crucifixes and statues . . .

Our church after Mass this morning with everything ready for Benediction in the afternoon.

We have re-introduced the practice of veiling the crucifix and the statues during Passiontide. The crucifix will remain covered until the end of the celebration of the Lord's Passion on Good Friday. The statues will remain veiled until the beginning of the Easter Vigil.

I refer you to an excellent post by Fr Z on why we continue with this practice

Another very good explanation can be found here.

1 comment:

EFpastor emeritus said...

Congratulations, Father, on combining the Traditional, the veiling, with the modern such as Procession of Witness. Sign of a real Catholic! Words like "bringing out things Old and New" spring to mind.
Best wishes for blessed Holy Week and Joyous Easter.