Our Lady of Guadalupe, Spanish Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, also called the Virgin of Guadalupe, in Roman Catholicism, the Virgin Mary in her appearance before St. Juan Diego in a vision in 1531. The name also refers to the Marian apparition itself. Again, Juan Diego reported the matter to our Blessed Mother, who told him to return the next day to receive "the sign" for the bishop. On December 11, Juan Diego spent the day caring for his very sick uncle, Juan Bernardino. He asked Juan Diego to go and bring a priest who would hear his confession and administer the last rites.
Dec 11, 2018 · The virgin told Juan Diego to go and tell the local Bishop to build a church on this hill, and Juan Diego did as he was told. However, the Bishop was left unconvinced by the story and gave the boy short shrift. So the virgin appeared once more, and on the second occasion told Juan Diego to collect flowers from the top of the hill. Dec 15, 2016 · Saint Juan Diego, the first indigenous saint from the Americas, was born in Mexico in 1474. He is recognized for his religious fervor and his gracious attitude toward the Virgin Mary. In 1524.
Our Lady of Guadalupe - Guadalupe, Mexico (1531) Patroness of the Americas Feast Day in the USA - December 12th. The opening of the New World brought with it both fortune-seekers and religious preachers desiring to convert the native populations to the Christian faith. One of the converts was a poor Aztec Indian named Juan Diego. St. Juan Diego, original name Cuauhtlatoatzin, (born 1474, Cuautitlán [near Mexico City], Mexico—died May 30, 1548, Tepeyac Hill [now in Mexico City]; canonized July 31, 2002; feast day December 9), indigenous Mexican convert to Roman Catholicism and saint who, according to tradition, was visited by the Virgin Mary (Our Lady of Guadalupe).. Little is known of the early life of Juan Diego.