On Friday, May 3, 2002, my husband Vicente collapsed due to the rupture of a brain aneurysm. He immediately fell into a coma, flatlined en route to the hospital, and was given less than a 5% chance of surviving.
The following comes from a Jan. 8 story by Orange County Catholic. Our Lady of Guadalupe is the Diocese of Orange’s patroness, so it’s no surprise that she will be honored when Christ Cathedral is dedicated July 17, 2019.
The pews were packed at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels last night, in a celebration that stretched through the wee hours of morning, to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe. “On this beautiful night, we thank God for
In the ever-evolving city of Los Angeles, some traditions never fade. This Sunday, just like every year around this date for the last eighty-seven, thousands of faithful descended on Cesar Chavez Boulevard to witness the oldest religious procession in the
More than 3,000 people, some in glittering costumes, dancing and playing music, walked seven miles to Oakland's Cathedral of Christ the Light Saturday in honor of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. "All of the parishes in Oakland are
In celebration of the 487th anniversary of the miraculous apparitions of the Virgin of Guadalupe to St. Juan Diego, this year La Peregrina, a pilgrim image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, will start the annual pilgrimage with visits to parishes in
The red dress and long veil are instantly familiar. It’s what this 7-1/2-foot Virgin Mary is holding that’s surprising: an eviction notice. “When you do look at the Virgen, her hands are already to her chest," says Nico Avina, the
For the second year and under the spiritual leadership of Archbishop José H. Gomez, 140 faithful of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles will begin a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, in Mexico
The 12th diocesan pilgrimage in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe drew a record number of participants on Dec. 2. Héctor Medina, head of the diocesan Latino ministry, said this year organizers made an effort to count the participants, showing