The procession of the Virgen de Guadalupe on December 12th is an annual event that takes place in Mexico and other parts of the world where there is a significant Mexican population. The procession is a celebration of the Virgin Mary, who is known as the Virgen de Guadalupe in Mexico and is considered the patron saint of the country.
The procession usually begins early in the morning on December 12th and lasts throughout the day. Participants, often dressed in traditional Mexican clothing, carry images of the Virgin Mary and banners with religious slogans. They make their way through the streets, singing hymns and reciting prayers, often accompanied by mariachi bands.
The procession culminates in a mass at a local church or cathedral, where participants offer prayers and make offerings to the Virgin Mary. Many people also light candles and leave flowers at the altar of the Virgin Mary as a sign of their devotion.
The Virgen de Guadalupe procession on December 12th is an important religious and cultural event in Mexico and is celebrated by millions of people each year. The event has its roots in the story of the apparition of the Virgin Mary to a Mexican peasant, Juan Diego, in 1531, and has since become an important symbol of Mexican identity and culture.