of Our Lady of Guadalupe explored at event
In a year
that marked the canonization of Juan Diego, the spiritual and
cultural significance of Our Lady of Guadalupe is attracting
Religious Studies Program, Aquinas Newman Center and the Guadalupe
Institute are hosting a public observance of the Feast Day of
Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe on Thursday, Dec. 12, at
7 p.m. at the Aquinas Newman Center, 1815 Las Lomas Blvd N.E.
Miranda will present Dos Cultos Fundades (Two Foundational
Devotions). A leading Mexican scholar of the religious and historical
aspects of the apparition of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe,
Father Miranda is from the Colegio de Michoacán in Mexico
of History Linda Hall will present The Virgin of Guadalupe
as National and International Symbol. Hall has studied
the place of Our Lady in Mexican and Southwest history and published
extensively on the subject.
and light refreshments will follow the presentations.