Celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Half Moon Bay

I came upon the celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Catholic Church grounds in Half Moon Bay. I wanted to find out more about this celebration and goggled it. Here is what I found.

On the morning of December 12 in 1531, a poor Aztec Indian man named Juan Diego rose, and made his way through the hills to Mass in Mexico City, as he did every morning.

Juan Diego was 57 years old, a humble and devout Catholic in a still largely pagan country. As he walked the familiar path, Juan thought about his family, his work; and he said a prayer for his sick uncle. Suddenly, he heard beautiful music and a woman’s voice calling “Juan, Juan”.

Read more here.

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