Listers, in LA the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe was celebrated in customary vigor, and in Rome, Pope Benedict XVI celebrated and announced an apostolic visit to Mexico and Cuba – presumably some time before Easter 2012.1

Los Angeles: Our Lady of Angels

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Mañanitas and Mass celebrating the 480th Anniversary of the apparitions of the Virgin of Guadalupe. 5:30am, December 12, 2011. Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

Rome: St. Peter’s Basilica

In an unusual move, Pope Benedict this evening celebrated a Mass for today’s feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas.

  1. Sources: LA – Archbishop Gomez’s Facebook Page. Rome – CNS Facebook photos and article. []