The Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced today that its two most well-known annual celebrations honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe will be hosted virtually so that families can honor La Morenita safely from home amid increased Covid-19-related public safety measures.The historic procession and Mass in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe will be celebrated virtually on Sunday, December 6 beginning with a car procession at 11 a.m. and Mass at the Mission San Gabriel at 12 p.m. (noon). The arrival of the car procession at the Mission and Mass will be livestreamed starting at 11:20 a.m. on facebook.com/lacatholics and lacatholics.org/guadalupe.
….The Archdiocese is launching a first ever “digital novena” in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe on December 3, which will lead the faithful virtually through nine days of prayer and reflection. For nine days leading up to her feast, new videos in English and Spanish will be shared on facebook.com/lacatholics and lacatholics.org/guadalupe about the significance of Our Lady of Guadalupe and living the Catholic faith in the domestic church.
On the feast day of St. Juan Diego, December 9, a projected image of Our Lady of Guadalupe will illuminate the highest point of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles – just 2 days before its annual “Mañanitas” celebration. The 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….
The celebration dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe hosted by the Cathedral, which typically includes night-long festivities, will feature several artists serenading Our Lady, a Mariachi tribute, praying of the Rosary and Holy Mass livestreamed on December 11 starting at 8 p.m. athttps://www.facebook.com/olacathedral.
An archival video of the Latino Theater Company’s “La Virgen de Guadalupe, Dios Inantzin” – a pageant play celebrating the miracles of Our Lady of Guadalupe which has been presented at the Cathedral for free since 2002 – will be broadcasted on the Cathedral’s Facebook page at facebook.com/olacathedral so that the faithful can continue to celebrate this time-honored tradition….
For up-to-date information and details on these events, visit lacatholics.org/guadalupe.
The above comes from a Dec. 1 release from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.