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On Sunday, Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a Mexican tradition that goes back to the 16th century. The feast celebrates the story of the appearance of Mary, the mother of Jesus, to peasant Juan Diego. Her appearance started miracles that persuaded more than 6 million native Mexicans to convert to Christianity. In the photo, Father Ramon Salazar finishes the Mass as children, from left, Brandon Hernandez, Marissa Hernandez and Angel Hernandez, dressed in traditional clothing, sing on the Decatur church’s altar.
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Our Lady of Guadalupe

On Sunday, Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a Mexican tradition that goes back to the 16th century. The feast celebrates the story of the appearance of Mary, the mother of Jesus, to peasant Juan Diego. Her appearance started miracles that persuaded more than 6 million native Mexicans to convert to Christianity. In the photo, Father Ramon Salazar finishes the Mass as children, from left, Brandon Hernandez, Marissa Hernandez and Angel Hernandez, dressed in traditional clothing, sing on the Decatur church’s altar.

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