Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Today we celebrate the great feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe - patroness of the Americas.  This is really an incredible story. It involves a phenomenon that is approved by the Church.  From

Mesoamerica, the New World, 1521: The capital city of the Aztec empire falls under the Spanish forces. Less than 20 years later, 9 million of the inhabitants of the land, who professed for centuries a polytheistic and human sacrificing religion, are converted to Christianity. What happened in those times that produced such an incredible and historically unprecedented conversion?

Go here and read the answer and brief introduction, then click around from the home page to learn much more.   

Also, read why Our Lady of Guadalupe is often seen at pro-life rallies and vigils.

Our Lady of Guadalupe, pray for us!

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