Our Lady of Guadalupe Street Art (Photo Gallery)

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The Virgin of Guadalupe mural at the House of Pizza in central El Paso.

The Virgin of Guadalupe mural at the House of Pizza in central El Paso.

EL PASO – On December 12 Catholics the world over, especially in Latin America, celebrate the feast day of the Virgin of Guadalupe. In Mexico this is one of the most important holidays of the year. Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico. She is called La Reina de Mexico the Queen of Mexico and is quite a cultural icon. In 1999 Pope John Paul II proclaimed Our Lady of Guadalupe a patron saint of all the Americas. Photography students at UT El Paso compiled this gallery of images of Our Lady of Guadalupe seen on murals and signs throughout the city.

The Virgin

The Virgin
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