Devotion to Virgin of Guadalupe Alleviates Stress of Immigration

Devotion to Virgin of Guadalupe Alleviates Stress of Immigration

Victor Landa July 19, 2017

By The University of Alabama News (3 minute read)  TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Mexican immigrants living in a rural Mississippi county highly devoted to the Virgin of Guadalupe coped better with immigration-related stress […]

Our Lady of Guadalupe Is a Powerful Symbol of Mexican Identity

NewsTaco December 12, 2016

*According to the Catholic Church, the apparition happened 10 years after the Spanish conquest of Mexico was complete. So yes, Guadalupe is symbolic of the violent birth of a new […]

Virgilio Elizondo: Our Lady of Guadalupe, gift of a loving God


*The Faith and Leadership website writes this about Virgilio Elizondo: “The Rev. Virgilio P. Elizondo has been recognized by Time magazine as one of the leading spiritual innovators in the […]

Journalist Sam Quinones is on a Mission to Photograph Every Mural of La Virgen de Guadalupe In LA

NewsTaco December 18, 2015

*Sam Quiñoes has been making pictures of Virgen de Guadalupe murals in Los Angeles since 2010. He does it on his spare time and has lost count of the mural […]

On Our Lady of Guadalupe and manhood for my 9-year-old son

NewsTaco December 12, 2014

By Ray Salazar, White Rhino I value taking my 9-year-old son, Adrián, to the barber shop.  As we walk from the car to the shop’s door, I take his hand.  When […]

Feminism And Our Lady Of Guadalupe

January 15, 2014

By Maria Hinojosa, Latino USA Our Lady of Guadalupe is a symbol of faith for both Mexican Catholics and non-Catholics. The brown virgin, who has strong associations with indigenous culture […]

For Her Devotees, ‘La Virgen’ Offers Hope

December 16, 2013

By Daniel Jimenez, South Kern Sol/New America Media For many Mexicans and Mexican-Americans, devotion to La Virgen de Guadalupe is more than a religious belief – it is part of a shared […]