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The Simple Obedience of St. Juan Diego

His “yes” launched a great wave of conversion to Christ.

Let Works of Mercy Be Our Delight

Sometimes simple obedience is all that stands between us and the awesome power of God. This truth is dramatically evident in the life of St. Juan Diego, the Aztec Indian whose faithfulness changed the course of history.

In December of 1531, the Virgin Mary appeared to Juan Diego on Tepeyac Hill near present-day Mexico City and asked him to give a me

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