Dallas Latinos Prepare, Pray to Lady of Guadalupe as Feast Approaches

Maxi Perez of Wilmer became a Guadalupana, a devotee of the Lady of Guadalupe, more than 15 years ago after dreaming about her mother. "I saw the Virgin on an altar with lots of roses," Perez said. "Then I saw my mother walking down a set a stairs."The next day she received a call with unpleasant news: her mother wasn't well. She had been diagnosed with osteoporosis and her legs were giving out. That is when Perez, 56, said she knew her dream was a sign from the Lady of Guadalupe, one of the most recognizable figures in the Roman Catholic faith, asking her to pray. "My mom doesn't have anything anymore. She's as healthy as an 80-year-old woman can be," Perez said this week. "I've received many blessings from her."  Continue reading...

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