Sunday, 08 December 2013 09:53

Celebrating Our Lady of Guadalupe Day

Our Lady of GuadalupeGrowing up, December 12th in my household was a very important day.  I would say that next Christmas, we probably anticipated the arrival of this day the most and inquite a big way. December 12th marks the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, and as a Mexicana from a Catholic family this was a very big deal to me and to those around me.   I am hoping that my children will feel the same!

On this day Our Lady of Guadalupe is celebrated in a very special way, especially in Mexico, but increasingly in the United States too. If you grew up in Mexico or in a Hispanic Catholic family, chances are that you are very familiar with the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Published in Holidays & Traditions