Virgin of Guadalupe is a very important lady in Mexican culture. It is the same Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus, but seen as she appeared to Mexicans. She delivered the message to the indigenous people as Mohammad delivered God's message to those in the desert.
Love the tangible connection (noue) these pearly textiles make to liturgical vestments made by lacemaker Blessed Azélie-Marie "Zélie" Martin née Guérin. Lacey appliques in students prayer journals may deepen the sacramental meme of Mary's fiat untying Eve's knot during Holy Baptism, as in "Who can find* a woman of worth? Far beyond pearls is her value... she puts her hands to the distaff, and her fingers ply the spindle* | Proverbs 31:10, 19 http://www.usccb.org/bible/proverbs/31#24031019-1
Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary | 2015 | Catholic Mass Readings | Annunciation (ORATORIO DELLA SS. TRINITÀ NEL PALAZZO VESCOVILE) | Lc 1:35 | And the angel said to her in reply, "The holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore the child to be born will be called holy, the Son of God.