Our Lady of Guadalupe Statue - White
Beautiful flexible sturdy plastic statues are ideal for indoor or outdoor use. Available in white, granite, or colored. Distortion may occur over 90 degrees. Keep in shaded area.
In 1531 a
"Lady from Heaven
" appeared to a poor Indian at Tepeyac, a hill northwest of Mexico City; she identified herself as the Mother of the true God, instructed him to have the Bishop build a temple on the site and left an image of herself imprinted miraculously on his Tilma, a poor quality cactus-cloth, which should have deteriorated in 20 years but shows no sign of decay 475 years later and still defies all scientific explanations of its origin.
It apparently even reflects in her eyes what was in front of her in 1531! Her message of love and compassion, and her universal promise of help and protection to all mankind, as well as the story of the apparitions, are described in the
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