Oklahoma City parishioners celebrate 'Our Lady'

Parishioners at St. Joseph Old Cathedral celebrated the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe with performances by matachine dancers and other special activities.
by Carla Hinton Published: December 13, 2012
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The early morning gatherings called Mananitas symbolize the time the apparition appeared to Diego, local leaders have said.

Local leaders have said Diego's encounter with Our Lady was the beginning of a large Christian conversion among the natives in Mexico. Dec. 12 is a national holiday in Mexico, and millions of worshippers participate in public demonstrations of adoration in Mexico City that day.


by Carla Hinton
Religion Editor
Carla Hinton, an Oklahoma City native, joined The Oklahoman in 1986 as a National Society of Newspaper Editors minority intern. She began reporting full-time for The Oklahoman two years later and has served as a beat writer covering a wide...
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