Tag: guadalupe

Happy Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe!

Join in the feast day fun and visit Homeschooling Catolico for a 2011 Fiesta de enlaces. Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. For more great Guadalupan links, visit the Homeschool Goodies 2010 O+L+G feast Day Link Up. Last week, on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, I found this holy card: Our Lady of Guadalupe Intercession of…

Our Lady of Guadalupe thanks you!

A big thank you to everyone who joined in the 2010 O+L+G Feast Day Link Up. What an amazing collection of posts — 23 of them in all!  So many wonderful ideas and lovely stories, Our Lady must have been overjoyed. For easy future access, I have placed a permanent link to the Link Up…

O+L+G Feast Day Link Up

Welcome to the 2010 O+L+G feast-day link up! I am looking forward to seeing what everyone has planned for this special feast day. Share with us your crafts, recipes, favorite books, prayers, or reflections on Our Lady of Guadalupe. Use the linky tool at the bottom of this post to add your post to the…

O+L+G novena day 9

O God, You have been pleased 
To bestow upon us unceasing favors 
By having placed us 
Under the special protection
Of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary. 
Grant us, your humble servants, 
Who rejoice in honoring her today upon earth, 
The happiness of seeing her face to face in heaven. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 8

With my heart full 
Of the most sincere veneration, 
I prostrate myself before you, O Mother, 
To ask you to obtain for me 
The grace to fulfill the duties 
Of my state in life 
With faithfulness and constancy. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 7

O Lady of Guadalupe, 
We beg you that parents live 
A holy life and educate their children
In a Christian manner; 
That children obey and follow
 The directions of their parents; 
That all members of the family 
Pray and worship together. 
This we ask of you, O Mother. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 6

Mary, Mother of vocations, 
Multiply priestly vocations 
And fill the earth with religious houses 
Which will be light and warmth for the world, 
Safety in stormy nights. 
Beg your Son to send us 
Any priests and religious. 
This we ask of you, O Mother. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 5

O most holy Mother, 
I beg you to obtain for me 
Pardon of all my sins, 
Abundant graces to serve your Son 
More faithfully from now on, 
And lastly, the grace to praise Him
With you forever in heaven. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 4

Dearest Mother of Guadalupe, 
I beg you for a fortified will 
To imitate your divine Son’s charity, 
To always seek the good of others in need. 
Grant me this, I humbly ask of you. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 3

O Mary, 
Whose Immaculate Heart 
Was pierced by seven swords of grief, 
Help me to walk valiantly 
Amid the sharp thorns 
Strewn across my pathway. 
Obtain for me the strength 
To be a true imitator of you. 
This I ask you, my dear Mother. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 2

O Mary, conceived without sin, 
I come to your throne of grace 
To share the fervent devotion 
Of your faithful Mexican children 
Who call to you 
Under the glorious Aztec title of Guadalupe. 
Obtain for me a lively faith 
To do your Son’s holy will always: 
May His will be done on earth as it…

O+L+G novena day 1

Our Lady of Guadalupe, 
According to your message in Mexico 
I venerate you as “the Virgin Mother 
Of the true God for whom we live, 
The Creator of all the world, 
Maker of heaven and earth.” 
In spirit I kneel before your most holy Image 
Which you miraculously imprinted 
Upon the cloak of the Indian…

Our Lady of Guadalupe novena

The December 12 Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe is fast approaching. Begin your novena on Friday, December 3 to end on the eve of her Feast Day. Here is the novena in its entirety, written by Rev. Lawrence G. Lovasik, S.V.D., and approved by Bishop Burke, now Cardinal Burke, for use preceding Consecration/Renewal. I…

Join the O+L+G feast day link up!

Let’s celebrate the December 12, 2010 Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in full force with a feast-day link up right here at Homeschool Goodies! Share with us your ways of celebrating and preparing for this special feast whether it be crafts, recipes, favorite books or prayers. Perhaps you have a special relationship with Our…

A JOYFilled surprise in my mailbox

What a surprise to come home, after a long day at our homeschool co-op, to find this beautifully decorated and customized envelope in the mail. I had no idea what Lena at JOYFilled Family could be sending me. I opened the bright envelope to find a sweet card from Lena, Saint Louis Marie de Montfort’s…

Worldwide Guadalupan rosary

Knights of Columbus to promote worldwide Rosary for Mexico’s bicentennial Washington D.C., Aug 5, 2010 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News) — The Knights of Columbus announced today that to celebrate the Bicentennial of Mexico’s National Independence, the organization will hold a world-wide Rosary, which will be prayed on September 8. During the closing of its…

Links of the month — Viva Guadalupe!

Our family has a very strong devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, and since St. Juan Diego is our homeschool patron this year we plan to celebrate both feast days in a special way. Our festivities will include some coloring craft projects, reading assignments, and a Mexican meal. Here are some links to help you…

Links of the month: Happy New Year . . .

. . . liturgically speaking! Get ready, advent is just one week away. Following and celebrating the liturgical year with your family will deepen your faith and bring you all closer to understanding the mystery of salvation. Here are some year-round links: My own Liturgical Year page has lots of handy links to guide you…

Another antique mall rescue

This little Our Lady of Guadalupe bud vase is my latest antique mall find. She is only about five inches tall, rustic, yet ornate, and was made in Mexico. She was so sweet I just had to rescue her and bring her home. Right now she sits, waiting for a flower, on the shelf above…

Guadalupe is a bestseller!

From Catholic News Agency: Our Lady of Guadalupe book makes national bestseller lists New York City, N.Y., Aug 22, 2009 — A new book on Our Lady of Guadalupe intended to explore her history and her message of love has debuted on major U.S. bestseller lists. Our Lady of Guadalupe: Mother of a Civilization of…

Sunday Snippets–A Catholic Carnival

This week I would like to share with you my recent book review: Our Lady of Guadalupe — — Mother of the Civilization of Love by Carl Anderson and Eduardo Chavez. And, continuing with the same topic: More on Guadalupe. Be sure to check out all the great Catholic blog posts at this week’s Sunday…

More on Guadalupe

Truths of the Image is a beautiful site by the Knights of Columbus dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe. The site contains numerous claims regarding the miraculous image and whether they are true or false. The Guadalupe Story is an artistically presented historical timeline of all things relating to the apparition and the tilma. From…

Book review: Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe — Mother of the Civilization of Love by Carl Anderson and Eduardo Chavez Doubleday ©2009 ISBN 978-0-385-52772-9 Mexico, 1531 was a land in need of evangelization and conversion. Although human sacrifices had been prohibited and many Atzec temples destroyed, missionary efforts were still not very successful. In Our Lady of Guadalupe…

Our patron for 2009-2010

We have officially picked our homeschool patron for the 2009-2010 school year: Saint Juan Diego. I have never given much thought to Juan Diego as all my attention is always drawn to Our Lady of Guadalupe. As part of the Catholic Company’s book reviewer program, I am reading Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mother of the…