GUADALUPE Mother of The Americas Our Lady of Guadalupe Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe is The Blessed Virgin Mary associated with an image enshrined in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.
If you see a colorful procession in your city or town, it may have to do with a venerated "lady" whose presence is ubiquitous in many Latino communities across the U.S and all over The Americas.
Yet while Our Lady of Guadalupe is revered, recognized, and commercialized throughout Latin America, many Americans are likely unaware of the origins and impact of her iconic status. Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, also called the Virgin of Guadalupe, in Roman Catholicism, the Virgin Mary in her appearance before St. Juan Diego in a vision back in 1531.
My mother chose to marry on the day set aside for the virgin and prayed to her religiously asking her for a child until she became pregnant with my brother Antonio J Soto III. May they rest in peace.
Our Lady of Guadalupe is also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe. For Mexicans and Latin-Americans as well as all Hispanics, Guadalupe is a powerful symbol of devotion, identity, and patriotism. Her image inspires artists, activists, feminists and the faithful. This image was crafted with love patience and devotion by my talented wife and life partner, a Chinese Artist- Musician, Yirong Chen #YirongCrafts @yirongchen https://etsy.me/2wBZZfh Yirong Chen https://youtu.be/jAIc7_hre3k
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