Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebrated in Art

24071310660c70b1e49a99d41a378afbDecember 12 is the feast of La Virgen de Guadalupe, Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Our Lady Of Guadalupe – Queen Of The Americas Painting














In 1521 – O14c76d1d8cb93f7dfc8eae7735a9e487ur Blessed Mother appeared to San Juan Diego on the Hill of Tepeyac, near Mexico City.

in an old church in Mexico- la virgen lupe

It is a marvelous story to tell children.

stained glass Virgn in Guadalajara.


67bbfd2b7d80080862755732e0ae37cdTo prove that he had really seen Mary, when Juan Diego opened his cloak before Bishop Zumárraga on December 12, Castillian roses (which were out of season and not native to Mexico), fell to the floor, and on the fabric was the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe.


by Rick Ortega

So much of  Mexican folk art is vibrant, colourful, and beautiful in its simplicity.168e29e1dc8e7c113bf32a2398e459a7

Artist, Br. Mickey McGrath, OSFS captures this spirit in his work



For years,  a friend from Argentina hosted an Our Lady of Guadalupe party, gathering all the children around on the floor as he told the story every year. Right afterward, all the kids rushed to take turns hitting a Spanish style homemade Pinta stuffed with candy.bbd18c1583e48728d2ce55d28df21f88





There are so many wonderful feast days in December that help kids deal with the long, waiting period of Advent.

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