The Patroness of the Americas visits Tucson

The Patroness of the Americas visits Tucson

Today, Dec. 12, is the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. She is largely associated with Mexico, but in fact back in 1945 the Pope declared that she is the Catholic patroness of all of the Americas. Her image is ever present in Tucson, as these images show.

Holiday decorating, Tucson style

Holiday decorating, Tucson style

For many survivors of the U.S.S. Arizona, the hell of war had just begun

For many survivors of the U.S.S. Arizona, the hell of war had just begun