Sabbatical begins at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

The hill where the Virgin Mary appeared to Juan Diego in 1531. Ancient and New Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe are in the background.

The hill where the Virgin Mary appeared to Juan Diego in 1531. Ancient and New Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe are in the background.

The image of the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared on Juan's tilma, or cloak, and has remained preserved ever since.

The image of the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared on Juan’s tilma, or cloak, and has remained preserved ever since.

Parish of the Indigenous, built in the 1640s and where Juan Diego lived after first after the appearances.

Temptations in the window (monstrances, used in the Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament) in Tepeyac

 

Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament in the old basilica, Tepeyac

Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament in the old basilica, Tepeyac

About John F. Beddingfield

Rector of The Church of the Holy Trinity (Episcopal) in New York City on East 88th Street between 1st Ave and 2nd Ave.
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