arrow-left-s arrow-left arrow-right-s arrow-right arrowhead-downarrowhead-upchurch couple facebook instagram logo-icon payment searchtwitter white-chevron-upyoutube

‘La Dolorosa’ finds new life in Mission San Gabriel

The legend of ‘La Dolorosa’ finds new life in the ruins of Mission San Gabriel

On Sept. 15, 2020, as workmen were clearing away rubble from the baptistry of the fire-wrecked Mission San Gabriel, they found something under the burnt timbers and plaster that startled them.

There in the debris, underneath a burnt crossbeam, was a painting showing the Virgin Mary in dark clothes in front of a foreboding dark landscape: Our Lady of Sorrows.

Amazed, they went and found the mission director, Terri Huerta. The timing of the discovery, she immediately realized, could not have been more appropriate.

Read full article on Angelus News.