Thursday, January 28, 2010

Our Lady of Guadalupe Charm Bracelet

In 1531 a "Lady from Heaven" appeared to a poor Indian at Tepeyac, a hill northwest of Mexico City; she identified herself as the Mother of the True God, instructed him to have the bishop build a temple on the site and left an image of herself imprinted miraculously on his tilma, a poor quality cactus-cloth, which should have deteriorated in 20 years but shows no sign of decay 474 years later and still defies all scientific explanations of its origin.

O Virgin of Guadalupe,Mother of the Americas,grant to our homes the grace of loving and respecting life in its beginnings,with the same love with which you conceived in your womb the life of the Son of God.Blessed Virgin Mary,Mother of Fair Love,protect our families so that they may always be united and bless the upbringing of our children.

Our hope, look upon us with pity,teach is to go continually to Jesus,and if we fall help us to rise again and return to Him through the confession of our faults and our sins in the Sacrament of penance, which gives peace to the soul.

We beg you to grant us a great love of all the holy Sacraments,which are, as it were,the signs that your Son left us on earth.Thus, Most Holy Mother,with the peace of God in our consciences,with our hearts free from evil and hatred,we will be able to bring to all others true joy and peace,which come to us from your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ,who with the Father and the Holy Spirit,lives and reigns for ever and ever.

Amen.(Pope John Paul II.)

This is another beautiful bracelet I love the outcome of the color combinations. I had no idea when I wanted to create one in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe of what colors or beads to use and then all started to come together.

I added red and peach color coral, amber, turquois eand howlite stone.

On center is a beautiful color medal of Our Lady of Guadalupe surrounded by other Catholic medals.

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