Articles Tagged ‘church veil’

To wear or not to wear: church veils and mantillas

If you do an Internet search for "church veil" or "mantilla," you will come across many websites dedicated to wearing a piece of lace covering your head during Holy Mass. You'll also find many blog posts and articles that ask the question: should I or should I not wear a mantilla? The reasons for veiling are numerous: humility, reverence, modesty, bringing tradition back to the Mass. The reasons against veiling are just as strong: subjugation of women, false humility, holier-than-thou attitudes, ... (Continue reading)

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