I've been reading a lot about wearing a veil to church. It's apparently a sign of submission to God. It has something to do with covering your hair being respectful. I don't quite understand why I have to cover my head.
I can understand the symbolism of being submissive to God, but why is is a pious thing to do? I've been reading about it and commenting about it on the Catholic board I go to.
There are a couple of women who wear a veil at St. Jude's, including my friend L. She wears this gorgeous long mantilla. She also wears very conservative clothes and when I first saw her, I was sure she was some kind of nun. She's a very spiritual lady.
When I feel comfortable with it, I might consider it. But it still kind of rubs me the wrong way about the part that Paul says about veiling, where the man is the glory of God, and woman is the glory of Man. I don't understand that and I haven't found something online that gives me a reason that doesn't sound terribly sexist.