THE MANDYLION CHAPEL
The spiritual heart of Wenchoster Cathedral and Diocese
This virtual chapel is provided for those unable to make a physical pilgrimage to the Cathedral, and complies with the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act. However, visitors of all abilities are welcome.
Before viewing the relic, please note:
It is suggested that the following be recited by all pilgrims before proceeding to the inner sanctum:
All hail to Thee, O sacred cloth,
For by the holy image drawn,
Our sins are washed, our spirit cleansed,
And free we face each new day's dawn.
Receive our thanks, Veronica,
That on that day of gloom and fear,
Thou didst our Saviour's form transfer,
Onto your handkerchief so clear.
And thus we venerate this piece
Of fabric that has come through time
To bring us blessings from our God,
And show to us His face divine.
Now you are ready to
or, if you feel unworthy, you may wish to
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