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Our Lady of Guadalupe

Plaza Wars

Don Cosentino | Posted 05.09.2016 | Religion
Don Cosentino

I recently returned from Merida, Mexico, having escaped wintry Boston for a warmer and lovelier place. A city built by Spanish conquistadors on the r...

The New Allure Of Sacred Pilgrimages

The New York Times | Bruce Feiler | Posted 12.22.2014 | World

ARMY Staff Sgt. Juan Roldan was on patrol in Baghdad in 2006, when a warhead struck his vehicle, killing two colleagues. Sergeant Roldan suffered a bl...

Dozens Of Mexican Clowns Make A Religious Pilgrimage

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.18.2014 | Religion

Dozens of professional clowns took the streets of Mexico City on Tuesday to express devotion for their country’s patron saint, the Lady of Guadalupe...

13 Healing Pilgrimages

Posted 03.12.2014 | Religion

Millions of people each year embark on spiritual pilgrimages around the world , to deepen their faith and gain wisdom. The following 13 pilgrimag...

El Chapo Guzman's Patron Saints

R. Andrew Chesnut | Posted 04.27.2014 | Religion
R. Andrew Chesnut

The capture of el Chapo, the world's most powerful drug lord, has thrust his hometown folk saint, Jesus Malverde into the media spotlight.

Rain Dance

Ben Daniel | Posted 04.08.2014 | Religion
Ben Daniel

You may have heard that California is experiencing a devastating drought. Sure, we're using social media to share photos of ourselves cavorting on the beach in Santa Cruz, wearing swimsuits on Martin Luther King Jr''s birthday so that loved ones in, say Ohio, will hate us, but things are getting really serious.

Everything You Need To Know About Our Lady Of Guadalupe

Posted 12.12.2013 | Latino Voices

Who is the Virgin of Guadalupe? The Virgin of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico. She is depicted with brown skin, an angel and moon at her f...

Our Lady of Guadalupe Brings Hope To Southern California

Los Angeles Daily News | Brenda Gazzar | Posted 02.03.2014 | Latino Voices

LYNWOOD -- At a women's jail in this largely immigrant Los Angeles suburb, inmate Francisca Cabral had been waiting for a sign to affirm she was on tr...

New Mexico Catholics Outraged Over This Image

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.27.2013 | Latino Voices

New Mexico’s Catholics don’t think their religious icon belongs in a bikini. The Santa Fe Reporter, a New Mexico alt weekly, is in hot water fo...

12/12/12 to 12/21/12: Nine Days of Hope for Obama, Congress and America

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics
Noel Irwin Hentschel

12/12/12 was the Feast Day of "Our Lady of Guadalupe" celebrated by millions who pray for God's grace of reconciliation and salvation. The symbol of Our Lady of Guadalupe links together politics, family, religion, colonial past and independent present.

America Celebrates Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day

Voxxi | Tony Castro | Posted 12.12.2012 | Latino Voices

From the small parishes with Latino church goers on the East Coast to the Los Angeles cathedral that houses the country’s largest Hispanic congregat...

PHOTOS: Epic Celebration At The Coliseum

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.06.2012 | Los Angeles

Tens of thousands of people showed up downtown for what the Los Angeles Times is calling "the largest celebration of the Virgin Mary in a generation."...

WATCH: The Virgin Mary Seen In Tree Trunk

Posted 07.13.2012 | New York

Is it miraculous? Plenty of the faithful say so, flocking by the hundreds to a tree in West New York where onlookers have spotted an image of Our Lady...

Jeanette Stanhaus on Sexual Abuse and New Beginnings

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 08.14.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Caroline Cicero

"Always see yourself as thirty years old. See yourself as perfect, whole and complete, physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually."

Pilgrimage: 14 Of The World's Most Popular Spiritual Destinations

Posted 01.19.2015 | Religion

Every year millions of pilgrims travel to places with unique spiritual significance in hopes of experiencing elevation, transformation and attaining a...

Vice President Biden Visits The Basilica Of Our Lady Of Guadalupe In Mexico City

Posted 03.06.2012 | Religion

By Alfredo Corchado The Dallas Morning News As the sun set over Mexico City, the Vice President of the United States toured the shrine to the Virg...

PHOTOS: Our Lady of Guadalupe: Mestizo Symbolism Behind Latin America's Most Venerated Saint

The Huffington Post | Andrea Long-Chavez | Posted 12.12.2011 | Latino Voices

From Salt Lake City to Los Angeles, from Antigua, Guatemala, to Manila, Philippines, the image of the dark-skinned patron saint of the Americas is ven...

Jorge Luis Macias

PHOTOS: Our Lady of Guadalupe Processions In Los Angeles Honor Mexico's Patron Saint | Jorge Luis Macias | Posted 12.12.2011 | Latino Voices

Los Angeles -- Every December, thousands of Catholics from Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles in Southern California pour out of their parishes fo...

Our Lady Of Guadalupe: The Path Of The Broken Heart

Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D. | Posted 12.30.2011 | Religion
Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D.

I have heard you state seriously that you have no access to rocky caves where you can pursue your love of her in a solitary way. Daughters and sons, understand that wherever is your bed, that is the right cave for you.

HuffPost Religion Round-Up, September 11-18

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.18.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Koren Zen Masters, Pat Roberston, immigration, status Of women in the Bible, Our Lady Of Guadalupe, and designing our own religion -- it has been a busy week on HuffPost Religion.

Our Lady Of Guadalupe And Mexican Independence

Lorenzo Candelaria | Posted 11.16.2011 | Religion
Lorenzo Candelaria

As we remember Mexican Independence Day, it would be worthwhile to think about the Catholic priests who first took up a cause against a mother country that had become increasingly oppressive.

Tamales and Roses: Guadalupe as an American Holiday Icon

Ben Daniel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ben Daniel

Why shouldn't the feast of Guadalupe be included on the list of immigrant celebrations that add to the wonder and joy of Christmas in the United States?

El Dia de la Virgen de Guadalupe: A Reflection

Wendy Carrillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Wendy Carrillo

Every year Catholic Latinos throughout the world celebrate El Dia de la Virgen de Guadalupe, a glorious day celebrating the mother of Jesus Christ.

The Many Faces Of Mary (PHOTOS)

Judith Dupre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Judith Dupre

Over the past 2,000 years, the Virgin Mary's face has been imagined anew by every generation. We depict her beauty according to current standards of attractiveness, re-inventing her to reflect our own priorities.

Eating My Way Around Mexico

Katie Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Lee

This year, I want to go back to tradition and recreate the Christmas dinners of my past.