Inspired by the Veronica’s veil, this prayer activity encourages one to identify the positive aspects of oneself as one looks at ones own self-image created on the image of God in a mirror.

Equipment: Full length mirror or series of mirrors hung on a wall, positive self-image quotes, fabric or sheets, lamps.

  • Kinder
  • Early Years
  • Primary Years
  • Middle Years
  • Secondary Years
  • Post-Secondary Years


The image on Veronica’s veil reminds us that God created us in his image and God loves us all.

We are all unique and special.

  • Take some time to look in the mirror. 
  • What do you see?
  • Think of something special God gave you.
  • On the mirror template write a prayer to thank God for any talent and/or good quality, he gave you.


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