The feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe on December twelfth, recalls the appearance in 1531 of the Virgin Mary to Saint Juan Diego, a native who had recently converted to Catholicism, at a place called Tepeyac in what is now Mexico City. Celebrate the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe with food, prayer, a story, and videos about the miraculous image. Find everything online.
Meet Juan Diego! • Saints for kids
Who would listen to a simple Indian’s fantastic story? Certainly not the bishop! But the mysterious lady who had appeared to Juan Diego on Tepeyac Hill gave him exactly what he needed to succeed in his mission.