Day of our Lady of Guadalupe / El Día de Virgen de Guadalupe

Updated: Dec 22, 2020

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El Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe is a religious holiday celebrated annually by many Mexicans on December 12th. This holiday is an important day for faithful Catholics to honor La Virgen de Guadalupe (known in English as Our Lady of Guadalupe). Every year, large numbers of people from all over the country travel to the Basilica of Guadalupe, located in Mexico City, to sing and pray to La Virgen Morena. The story of La Virgen is widely known in Mexico and has become an important part of the country’s history. The story starts with Juan Diego, a Native American living at the time of the Spanish