Feast Day ~ December 12
Saturday, December 12, 2015 ~ our 4:30 Mass celebrated Our Lady of Guadalupe. The Knight coordinated an Our Lady of Guadalupe Icon Prayer Service at 3:30, and Mass was followed by a parish potluck dinner.
Mass included elements in Spanish as well as English and will include a special song in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Spanish. All were invited to wear clothing representative of your native country.
From the Archdiocese of Baltimore: The Story of Our Lady of Guadalupe
From Catholic News Agency, 06Nov15: After Nearly 500 Years, Our Lady of Guadalupe Still Has Something to Tell Us
The original tilma of Saint Juan Diego, which hangs above the high altar of the Guadalupe Basilica. The suspended crown atop the image dates back to its Canonical Coronation in October 12, 1895. The image is protected by bulletproof glass and low-oxygen atmosphere. (from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_Lady_of_Guadalupe)
For more information about the historic and scientific significance of the tilma and image, please visit http://infallible-catholic.blogspot.com/2012/04/miraculous-image-of-our-lady-of.html