Guadalupe, Shrine of

Guadalupe, Shrine of
Guadalupe is strictly the name of a picture, but was extended to the church containing the picture and to the town that grew up around

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  • Shrine of Guadalupe —     Shrine of Guadalupe     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Shrine of Guadalupe     Guadalupe is strictly the name of a picture, but was extended to the church containing the picture and to the town that grew up around. The word is Spanish Arabic, but… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe — The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe is a Catholic shrine dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary in the person of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The shrine was founded by Archbishop Raymond Leo Burke while he was Bishop of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Guadalupe — Guadalupe, or Guadeloupe (pronounced|ˌɣwað̪aˈlupe) was originally a Spanish toponym that derives from the Arabic word for valley or river ( wadi ) and the Latin word lupus , meaning wolf. [ [http://www.riverfronttimes.com/2007 01 03/news/the… …   Wikipedia

  • Guadalupe, Our Lady of — ▪ patron saint of Mexico Spanish  Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe , also called  the Virgin of Guadalupe   in Roman Catholicism, the Virgin Mary in her appearance before Juan Diego (Juan Diego, Saint) in a vision in 1531. The name also refers to the… …   Universalium

  • Guadalupe — City (pop., 2000: 669,842), central Nuevo León state, northeastern Mexico. It lies about 670 ft (200 m) above sea level on the Santa Catarina River just east of Monterrey. It serves as the commercial centre of an agricultural area. * * * ▪ Mexico …   Universalium

  • Shrine — A shrine, from the Latin scrinium (‘box’; also used as a desk, like the French bureau ) was originally a container, usually made of precious materials, used especially for a relic and often a cult image. By extension it has come to mean a holy or …   Wikipedia

  • Shrine of the Sacred Heart — structure.The current church is actually the second that the Shrine of the Sacred Heart community has called home. The original red brick structure was dedicated in 1901, and the current structure in 1922. Both buildings were influenced by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Guadalupe Hidalgo — /gwahd l oohp hi dahl goh, ooh pee/; Sp. /gwah dhah looh pe ee dhahl gaw/ a city in the Federal District of Mexico: famous shrine; peace treaty 1848. 1,182,895. Official name, Gustavo A. Madero. * * * …   Universalium

  • Guadalupe Hidalgo — Gua•da•lupe Hi•dal•go [[t]ˌgwɑd lˈup hɪˈdɑl goʊ, ˌgwɑd lˈu pi[/t]] n. geg a city in the Federal District of Mexico: famous shrine; peace treaty 1848. 1,182,895 Official name, Gustavo A. Madero …   From formal English to slang

  • Guadalupe Hidalgo — /gwadəˈlupeɪ hɪˈdælgoʊ/ (say gwahduh loohpay hi dalgoh) noun a city in central Mexico; famous shrine; peace treaty between the US and Mexico, 1848 …   Australian English dictionary

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