Guadalupe || 490

Celebrate the 490th Anniversary!

Animated projections of Our Lady of Guadalupe to St. Juan Diego illuminated the plaza of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles leading up to the Feast Day Our Lady of Guadalupe and our annual “Mañanitas” celebration. Our Cathedral is home to the only known relic of the tilma of St. Juan Diego outside of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.

Every piece brings you closer to God.

-Lalo Garcia

Relic of the Original Guadalupe Image

The relic, a small half-inch cutting taken from the tilma, is kept in a chapel in the Los Angeles cathedral which was dedicated by Archbishop José Gomez in 2012. The fragment of the tilma is preserved in a gold reliquary embedded into the midsection of a sculpture of Saint Juan Diego, giving the effect of the tilma the saint wore.

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