The Chapel Veil: Symbol of the Spouse of Christ (Booklet)

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The Chapel Veil: Symbol of the Spouse of Christ (Booklet)

Fifty years ago almost every Catholic woman and girl owned a chapel veil. Yet with their disappearance the Church lost a lovely symbol for womanhood. Elizabeth Black and Emily Sparks explain the theology, history, tradition and symbolism of the chapel veil and give today’s Catholic woman a reason to wear one once again.

The two essays contained in this booklet get to the very root of the meaning of the veil. This prayerful, in-depth explanation of the symbolism behind the chapel veil portrays the theology of the veil in such a clear yet breathtakingly beautiful way that it has the potential to renew our devotion for the Eucharist, our awe at the intimacy of the love of God, and our resolve to honor God in any way we can.


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  • 5
    Wonderful company!

    Posted by Mary Bowen on 13th Mar 2018

    I love the booklet, and also, the cards I ordered. Funny, I wanted to order one package of each of the cards but it didn't allow me to do that. When my package arrived, there was, to my delight, one sample card of the other! Blessings to all involved in this great endeavor!

  • 5
    So this is why!

    Posted by Emily on 27th Dec 2017

    I have felt a draw towards wearing a veil for several years now. No one in my family or my family's church wears veils and I even recall some negative comments by loved ones toward the subject. So it was with much hesitation that I decided to start veiling but I also wanted to be prepared to answer questions and respond to negative viewpoints. This book, as the authors suggest, is not a complete commentary on every aspect of veiling, but it does cover the authors findings in a factual way. They state there are more reasons to veil from psychological to emotional among other reasons, but this booklet talks just about a few historical points and theological reasons. I read this whole book in about 1/2 an hour. It's not too big a task for one sitting. :)

  • 5
    Great for newbies, like me

    Posted by Jessica Furiosi on 29th Sep 2017

    I bought this book alongside my first veil because although I was convinced in the need for veiling, I wanted to be "armed" with good answers for the day people started coming up to me asking why I did it. These two essays provided refreshing outlooks to it. Going to have my husband read it too so he is also ready to answer why this is so important to me.

  • 4
    The chapel veil

    Posted by Cindi on 7th Aug 2017

    Interesting. It helped with my decision to wear a veil. 2 stories by 2 different women, but the stories were too similar. It would have been nice to hear a different view point, but it was well worth reading

  • 5
    Truly a gem

    Posted by Diane G. on 28th Jul 2017

    Beautifully expressed! Such clarity! I never quite knew how to express to others what was in my heart. This booklet does what I was not able to do. I love it! I had tried to find it from many different sources, unsuccessfully. I hope you are able to keep it in stock, in case I need to order more copies!

  • 5
    The Chapel Veil, Symbol of the spouse of Christ

    Posted by Pamela Kendall on 27th Jul 2017

    Very informative and encouraging

  • 4
    Helpful and informative

    Posted by Vicki on 21st Jul 2017

    Thank you for such quick delivery!

  • 5
    Very informative

    Posted by Unknown on 29th May 2017

    New to having a prayer veil and this information will help me greatly use my veil for its intended use.

  • 5

    Posted by Amy on 24th May 2017

    OH MY GOSH!!! I WISH I had been given this book years ago! I have been wearing a veil to Mass for almost a year now, and I have read so many articles about veiling. But these two essays just hit the nail on the head with perfect explanations about men and women and our places in the Body of Christ. I can't wait to be able to share what I have learned from this little booklet! People ought to purchase this booklet when they purchase a veil. Hand them out to others as a source of information!