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Cardinal Burke’s Pontifical High Mass Sermon

On August 5th, 2022, His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, Founder of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, offered a Pontifical High Mass in the Shrine that celebrated the Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major in Rome. Since July 31, 2011, the Shrine has been affiliated to the Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major. With this affiliation comes the opportunity for pilgrims visiting the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe to gain plenary indulgences, under the usual conditions. A plenary indulgence is the entire remission of temporal punishment due to sin, the guilt of which has been forgiven. His Eminence’s sermon from today’s mass summons and inspires souls to holiness through the intercessory power of the Great Mother of God, Mary Most Holy.