The Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, is six miles from St. Mary’s Winfield, Woodside, or more than a two-hour walk — a pilgrimage that Janelli Nunez and her parents, Cira and Antonio, make every year on Dec. 12 for the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Devotees of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of Mexico, are expected to gather by the thousands at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, to celebrate her feast day with a Mass, torch-lighting ceremony and traditional torch walk to about 35 Catholic churches in Brooklyn and Queens.
This time of year, we reflect on one Marian visitation unique to the western hemisphere and to the Americas – Our Lady of Guadalupe. … Perhaps now is the time for the Americas to revisit the Blessed Mother’s message.
Dear Editor: What wonderful coverage you have given (Dec. 9 and 16) of the celebrations for La Guadalupana, both in Mexico and here in Brooklyn. It is impressive to read that this feast is celebrated by many groups of Hispanics and not just persons of Mexican descent.
More than 3,000 people packed into St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of Mexico.
The first snowfall of the season may have kept some city residents close to home last Saturday, but a few flakes didn’t stop devotees of Our Lady of Guadalupe from celebrating her feast at St. Matthias Church.
Wearing an image of the Virgen de Guadalupe on his chasuble, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio presided over the diocesan celebration of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of Mexico, at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, Dec. 12.