The Blessing and Consecration of a Virgin

Book Title: Pontificale Romanum ad omnes pontificias ceremonias, quibus nunc utitur sacrosancta Romana ecclesia, accommodatum. Nonnullis insuper, que in antea impressis non habentur accuratissime auctum .Ac in tres partes distinctum. : quarum prima personarum, secunda rerum consecrationes, et benedictiones continet : tertia vero quedam ecclesiastica officia, et alia multa comprehendit, que in sequenti tabula, versa pagina monstrantur. Nuper summa diligentia reuisum, emendatum, & impressum

Author: Catholic Church

Image Title: The Blessing and Consecration of a Virgin

Description: This engraving is the fourth of nine illustrating the blessing and consecration of a virgin. Seated on his throne before the altar, the bishop asks the women if they will persist in holy virginity. When they answer that they will, he places a second veil over the head of each virgin as she kneels before him.

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