“For where two or more are gathered in my name, there I am in the midst of them…” MT 18:20
SAINT OF THE DAY
St. Juan Diego
Juan Diego is the patron of Indigenous people. He was born in 1474 and lived thru 1548. He is said to have been granted an apparition of the Virgin Mary on four separate occasions in December 1531 at the hill of Tepeyac, then outside but now well within metropolitan Mexico City. Juan was beatified in 1990, and canonized on July 31, 2002 by Pope John Paul II. His feast day is December 9th.