Wherever there are cruciﬁed peoples and pharaohs standing on the necks of the oppressed, there will be a need to hear the signiﬁcant message of Guadalupe. From the midst of the poor comes our call to conversion and faith. To believe in Guadalupe is to believe in the poor and the God who stands among them. The Guadalupe message then and now calls for response: a response of faith, conversion, and participatory transformation.
Essay and prayer by Jeanette Rodriguez, Ph.D.