See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. - James 5:7

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Shrove Tuesday


The Feast of the Holy Face - Shrove Tuesday

On April 17th, 1958, His Holiness Pope Pius XII approved the observance of a Feast of the Holy Face of Jesus on Shrove Tuesday.
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(This year February 16, Tuesday before Ash Wednesday).
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Links:
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Holy Face Devotion
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Holy Face Association
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Holy Face UK

1 comment:

  1. The Holy Face is our first "icon" embedded into the Holy Shroud...thanks for the reminder (I forgot!)...
    Seeking the Face of God is our Lenten project; becoming focused upon Him in His Sorrows, rejection, suffering and death.
    A great reminder, Terry.
    Many thanks, once again.

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