The beloved Virgin of Zapopan. Photo by Ute Hagen

The Religious Virgins and Saints of Mexico: las Virgenes y santos de Mexico

La Virgen de Guadalupe – Mother of all Mexico Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe The Virgin Guadalupe “La Reina de México”, “La Virgen Indígena” Fiesta de Guadalupe in Puerto Vallarta Paying tribute to Our Lady of Guadalupe in Oaxaca The Virgen of Guadalupe – Celebration in Oaxaca The Virgin of Guadalupe: Tonantzin or Mary? Our Lady of […]

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Tilma depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe

La Virgen de Guadalupe – Mother of all Mexico

Strolling through street markets, browsing the tourist stalls, visitors to all parts of Mexico see mountains of goods featuring the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe. As tourists observe the impossibly colorful image repeated endlessly on caps, T-shirts, key chains, sequined appliqués, mud flaps, decals, bibs, murals, bumper stickers, tiles, candles, religious art, mirrors and […]

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