Feast Day ~ December 12
St. Joseph’s Mass for celebrating the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe will be on Saturday, December 15th at 4:30 PM. This Mass will be followed by a Pot Luck dinner. To sign up to help at our Pot Luck dinner or to bring food, click here.
This special celebration will include readings both in Spanish as well as English and will include special hymns. All were invited to wear clothing representative of your native country.
Here are some pictures from a previous celebration:
History of Our Lady of Guadalupe
To find out more about this feast day, see:
- 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
- Above is 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
Holy Mary of Guadalupe, pray for us.
Santa María de Guadalupe, ruega por nosotros.