Skip to Content


Home > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > People > Saints > V > Saint Veronica > Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Veronica

< Previous

Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Veronica

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/15362a.htm

Veronica is a name popularly given to one of the women who accompanied Christ to Calvary. "Veronica" is an abbreviation of "vera icon" (true image), and the woman now called Veronica is said to have offered a towel to Christ, on which he left the imprint of his face.

Submitted in section: Religion & Spirituality: Christianity: People: Saints: V: Saint Veronica: Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Veronica

Review It Rate It Bookmark It