SITE NEWS & UPDATES
The Holy Face of Jesus from the image of Veronica's veil
(The veil is kept in St. Peters Basilica, Rome.)
Current News and Updates
are currently running at about 8 weeks to get orders out. Thanks for your
are again accepting requests for Holy Face crosses and chaplets. Please note
that all online orders must now go through our
page. We no longer accept online orders through e-mail. We still accept
orders via postal mail as well.
ALERT: Please be aware of the "Holy Face of
Manoppello" hoax making the rounds on the Internet and in recent books. This has nothing to do with the Holy Face devotion as outlined
on this website. Please see our article, "The
Holy Face of Manoppello Hoax" for more information.
ALERT: Please be aware that
there may possibly be fake Holy Face relics being circulated. A true Holy
Face relic should always contain a certificate of authenticity (usually in
Latin) along with one or more red wax seals. However, it may still be
possible for someone to create counterfeit relics. This is one reason why the Catholic
Church forbids the buying and selling of relics (simony). In some cases
today, some clergy have permitted the "rescuing" of relics where the seller is a
non-Catholic and purchaser is a Catholic who will properly venerate
and take care of the relic, but as a rule, the trafficking of relics is
forbidden by the Catholic Church. You should obtain permission from your
priest or bishop before "rescuing" a relic from a non-Catholic, and beware
that it may be difficult to determine if it is authentic. If you plan
to purchase a Holy Face relic, be sure to compare it to the images submitted
to our website under the Holy Face Images button. If there is any doubt, the
potential relic should be avoided.
We are currently managing well with our current volunteers for making
chaplets. The primary area where we need volunteers at the moment is with
pamphlet translations. See our Holy Face Pamphlet page for details.