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We are open!

Shrine is open today! Roads and trail are good —  as always, be careful and watch your step.  Read More →

Special Menu for Ash Wednesday/Valentine Day.

Our Culina Mariana Cafe is offering a special menu for February 14th! Go to:  http://www.guadalupeshrine.org/visit/special  Read More →

Ash Wednesday and the Distribution of Ashes

Ash Wednesday comes from the ancient Jewish tradition of penance and fasting. The practice includes the wearing of ashes on the head. The ashes symbolize the dust from which God made us. As the priest applies the ashes to a person’s forehead, he speaks the words: “Remember that you are dust,... [Read more...]

160th Anniversary of the Apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes

This year marks the 160th Anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes. Next Sunday, February 11, is the feastday of Our Lady of Lourdes.  It is also World Day of the Sick. Although it is a Sunday, the first-class relic of Saint Bernadette will be available for veneration, and the Little... [Read more...]

Feast Day of Saint Blaise and the Blessing of Throats

February 3rd is the feast day of Saint Blaise, bishop of Sebaste in Armenia during the 4th century. Blaise was a physician before becoming a bishop. Tradition holds that he was to have miraculously cured a child who nearly died because of a fishbone caught in the throat. From the 8th century on, Saint... [Read more...]

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