RE: [liturgy-l] Covering statues during Lent
- OR, the cross may be unveiled in situ. It may be unveiled at the altar OR in
procession, making "stations" as one would for the Paschal candle. I think
the former is the older practice, the latter being newer.
From: dlewisaao@... [mailto:dlewisaao@...]
Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2003 2:30 PM
Subject: Re: [liturgy-l] Covering statues during Lent
The Cross is unveiled first, for veneration (it is brought from the back of
the church and is unveiled in three stages on the way up the aisle -- same
route and stops, basically, as for the Paschal Candle), and during
the statues are unveiled. However, the Lenten dossal remains in front of
- In a message dated 4/9/03 2:15:12 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
<< Yes, that one, though they spell it Madelein, just like the cookie.
I've been back to see the refurbishment, >>
The sites I just checked on line spell it "Madelaine."
Whatever the spelling-
In any case, it's worth a visit. Interestingly, when I visited the top
deck of the IDS Tower, my guide, a charming nurse [where do they find
these young people!] volunteer, took pains to point out the Cathedral
from that spectacular vantage point, and she volunteered the information
that she had been there for liturgies a number of occasions, including
an Easter Vigil.