Celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe on December 12
December 7th, 2017
Every year on December 12th the Catholic Church celebrates the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas and advocate for migrants and vulnerable populations. Catholics in the United States are encouraged to celebrate through prayer, reflection and advocacy on behalf of refugees, migrants, internally displaced persons and asylum seekers.
Events are being planned around the country to mark this day. Find one in your area by visiting this page developed by USCCB Justice for Immigrants: Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Things you can do:
- Advocate for the protection of young immigrants and federal funding for refugees and asylum seekers. Visit this page to send an action alert: Support Dreamers by passing the Dream Act (H.R. 3440/ S. 1615).
- Visit Justice for Immigrants’ Our Lady of Guadalupe resource page.