Our Lady of Guadalupe

Originally posted on Interrupting the Silence:
Today, December 12, is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. On this day in 1531 she appeared to an Indian peasant, Juan Diego, on Mount Tepeyac outside of Mexico City. The meeting of the Virgin and Juan is described in a text entitled Nican Mopohua. She identified herself with these words (translation by The Rev. Virgilio Elizondo): Know… Continue reading Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Today, December 12, is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. On this day in 1531 she appeared to an Indian peasant, Juan Diego, on Mount Tepeyac outside of Mexico City. The meeting of the Virgin and Juan is described in a text entitled Nican Mopohua. She identified herself with these words (translation by The Rev. Virgilio Elizondo): Know and be certain in your heart … Continue reading Our Lady of Guadalupe

The Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe

Today, December 12, is the Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Blessed Virgin of Guadalupe, Mother of the true God for whom we live, bearer of Jesus Christ who gives us His Spirit and gives life to the Church. We thank you because you are our loving and compassionate Mother; because you hear our weeping, our sorrow; because you are the remedy and the cure for … Continue reading The Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe