Church parishes in the Archdiocese of New Orleans hosted several special celebrations in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Above, a mariachi band from Texas processes in song with the statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe being carried by parishioners Dec. 15 during a feast day Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on North Rampart Street, followed by a meal.
Below, a woman venerates the statue after Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Shrine of St. Jude Thaddeus. Missionary Oblate Father Arthur Flores, Southwest Area Councilar for the U.S. Provinces, concelebrated the Mass.
Below, parishioners of Hispanic descent processed into Nativity of Our Lord Church – part of Divine Mercy Parish in Kenner – with a statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the beginning of Mass and celebrated with dance and food after.