"Lent is usually a typical time in which Catholics assess adding to their prayer life, or giving something up (fasting), or doing some act of love to another (almsgiving). Perhaps somebody out there is considering veiling as a devotion - but, are too worried about standing out, or their kids not being old enough to leave the veil alone, or just still deeply praying about this particular devotion. It is for that woman that I wrote and updated my reasons for veiling. I wanted to give another perspective of this still-misunderstood devotion." I've realized how remiss I have been in updating followers on the devotion of veiling - and, how it helps me participate more fully during Mass. Do you have a special devotion? I'd love to hear about it!
A couple Sundays ago, my son wound up in the hospital, needing breathing treatments due to an "acute respiratory reaction," to what the doctors surmised was a virus. He was admitted Saturday night, and was in the hospital until Monday afternoon. Thankfully, his energy and breathing rebounded within hours of his admittance, and I pray … Continue reading Devotion to God and Service to Others
This past December, on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, I decided to start veiling during Mass. Veiling was something that was on my heart for a considerable length of time before I finally took the plunge. I have noticed that veiling during Mass, as a Catholic woman, is an intensely private, personal devotion. It was … Continue reading To Veil or Not To Veil…?