Saint of the day – July 12 – On a day of “Johns” our Saint is St Veronica! The woman of Jerusalem who wiped the face of Christ with a veil while he was on the way to Calvary. According to tradition, the cloth was imprinted with the image of Christ’s face.” Unfortunately, there ..........A Yearbook of Saints | DEVOTIO
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When Christ fell on his way to the Golgotha, a woman wiped his face with a towel; an image of Christ remained on the towel. This woman was Veronica; this incident is all we really know about her, and the relic has become her symbol ever since. Her feast day is July 12. She is the patron of photographers and laundry workers.