Our Lady of Guadalupe

  pi_567  Am I not here who am your Mother?
Are you not under my shadow and protection?
Am I not the fountain of your joy?
Are you not in the fold of my mantle, in the cradle of my arms?

~ Blessed Virgin Mary to Juan Diego

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We will be celebrating the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Saturday, Dec. 11 with a High Mass (External Feast of of the Solemnity of Our Lady of Guadalupe).

Here are some wonderful resources that we have used to further grow in our devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN:

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PRAYERS:Our lady of Guadalupe  prayer card sheet

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Chronology of Events related to the Miracle of Our Lady of Guadalupe

out%20lady%20of%20guadalupe1525 — The Indian Cuauhtlatoatzin is baptized by a Franciscan priest. He received the Christian name of Juan Diego.
1531 — Year of apparitions to Juan Diego.
1567 — The new church ordered by Archbishop Montúfar is completed.
1666 — A formal inquiry and investigation was conducted by the Church from 18 February to 22 March in order to give authority to the tradition.
1946 — Pope Pius XII declared Our Lady to be the Patroness of the Americas.
1976 — Dedication of the new basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, located four miles from central Mexico City.
1988 — The liturgical celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe on 12 December was raised to the status of a solemnity in all dioceses in the United States.
1999 — Pope John Paul II, during his third visit to the sanctuary, declared the date of 12 December as a Liturgical Feast for the whole continent.

 

 

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Our Lady of Guadalupe, mystical rose, make intercession for Holy Church, protect the Sovereign Pontiff, help all those who invoke thee in their necessities, and since thou art the ever Virgin Mary and Mother of the true God, obtain for us from thy most holy Son the grace of keeping our faith, sweet hope in the midst of the bitterness of life, burning charity and the precious gift of final perseverance. Amen.  ~ OLRL

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 virgin_lgPRAYER TO OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
O Virgin of Guadalupe,
Mother of the Americas,
grant to our homes the grace of loving
and respecting life in its beginnings,
with the same love with which
you conceived in your womb
the life of the Son of God.
Blessed Virgin Mary,
Mother of Fair Love,
protect our families so that
they may always be united
and bless the upbringing of our children.
Our hope, look upon us with pity,
teach is to go continually to Jesus,
and if we fall
help us to rise again and return to Him
through the confession of our faults
and our sins in the Sacrament of penance,
which gives peace to the soul.
We beg you to grant us a great love
of all the holy Sacraments,
which are, as it were,
the signs that your Son left us on earth.
Thus, Most Holy Mother,
with the peace of God in our consciences,
with our hearts free from evil and hatred,
we will be able to bring to all others
true joy and peace,
which come to us from your Son,
our Lord Jesus Christ,
who with the Father and the Holy Spirit,
lives and reigns for ever and ever.
Amen.
(Pope John Paul II.)

 

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Virgin of Guadalupe, Mother of America, and Star of the New Evangelization, pray for us.

4 comments:

  1. What a great collection of resources, Lena! The timeline is very helpful and, I love the printable prayer cards. Thanks for joining in the O+L+G Link Up!

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  2. Great post Lena!! I completely forgot about the Our Lady of Guadalupe Tea we had last year!! :-)

    P.S. Thank you SO much for the beautiful necklaces!! I LOVE them!!

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  3. jessica - praise be to God! i'm happy to hear that you received your package. may St. Therese continue to intercede for you and Our Blessed Mother Keep you.
    All For Jesus Through Mary!
    pax Christi - lena

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  4. Hi Lena! I'm stopping in from Homeschool Goodies and the O.L.G. link up. (I just linked up.) Better late than never, right? What a beautiful post you did for Our Lady. Thank you for sharing these great ideas, pictures, prayers, etc. Advent blessings!

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