Veronica Wipes The Face of Jesus

Known today as Veronica, history tells us her name was actually Sheraphia, the wife of an influential member of the Sanhedran. She had long been a secret follower of Jesus and her unheard of approach to the prisoner was permitted by the soldiers only because of the exalted rank of her husband who stares at his wife unbelieving with amazement.

The kindly woman wipes the face of the master with a veil on which the image of his features was later found almost perfectly preserved in the dried blood.



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