Today, December 12, is the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patron saint of the Americas. I think we need her protection and guidance more now than at any time in our history.
Roman Catholic Blog has good coverage of the intriguing facts surrounding the miracle of Juan Diego, the poor Mexican man who found the famous image emblazened upon his cloak. Most interesting are the scientifically verified accounts of human reflections within the eyes of the image.
I, for one, am grateful she is keeping watch.