NATIONAL: Virgin of Guadalupe honoured by Sydney’s Hispanic Catholics
Sydney’s Latin American Catholic community gathered at Good Shepherd Parish to honour Our Lady of Guadalupe on 8 September, the birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Photo: Diocese of Parramatta.
More than 600 members of Sydney’s Latin American Catholic community gathered at Good Shepherd Parish, Plumpton to celebrate Mass and honour Our Lady of Guadalupe on Sunday 8 September.
The annual Santa Maria Festival brings together Sydney’s Spanish–speaking Catholic communities from South American countries such as Chile, Nicaragua, Argentina, Mexico, Uruguay, and Colombia.
The festival is held in honour of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, and also celebrates Latin American