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 last of nine illustrating the blessing and consecration of a virgin. The bishop, seated on his throne, offers the breviary to the virgins. Now that they are professed, it will be their obligation to recite the Divine Office every day. They touch the book with their hands signifying their assent to this obligation.

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