I thank Virgin of Zapopan because my children won a calf at church raffle.

Acadia Martinez, widow of Lopez

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In 1939 in a town Santo Tomas Chautla the barber Martin Gonzalez was working with a hangover and accidentally cut off the municipal president’s ear. The barber gives thanks to Saint Martin because he wasn’t thrown in jail and had no punishment.

My life was very boring and tedious until I began to dream that I had wings and I flew in the sky full of stars. I thank Sacred Heart for sending me these wonderful dreams. Now I am happy and more optimistic.

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Leopoldo Garza offers this little retablo to Saint Patrick thanking him because he met Elvis on boulevard.

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Alicia gives thanks to the Lord for finding love with Felipe and for letting her dreams about marriage come true. Now, while they’re on honeymoon, she’s offering this retablo in gratitude asking always to fill their life with joy and happiness.

14th February 1999
Acapulco, Mexico

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Virgin of Guadalupe, I offer this retablo to your honor for saving me during this dangerous surgery.

Pedro M. 1979

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I was going from Villalpina at full gallop, and my horse frightened by a viper fell right on me breaking my spine. I felt terrible pain and couldn’t move. So I implored you, Virgin of Guadalupe, to heal me. And two months later I was cured. Thank you for this miracle.

Jose Pantoja, Toluca (State of Mexico)
November 19, 1986

In Zacatecas Juventino Garcia was attacked by a bear. He entrusted himself to Saint James and with the saint’s help saved his skin. In gratitude for this great miracle he dedicate this retablo.

Miraculously my little girl was saved from approaching train when her piglet stayed on the tracks. Thanks.

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After her father’s death A*** Morales became so terribly sad that she stopped eating and only cried. Her daughters, Lupita and Rosano, prayed to the Virgin of Guadalupe, and the Virgin worked a miracle. Now their mommy is more lively and eats normally. The sisters offer this retablo in gratitude.

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I was in a rage after I had heard that Maria had neglected me and had decided to marry my best friend Artemio. The goddamn Devil climbed up on me and I stabbed Artemio. But when I saw death coming after him and when I realized that all this was only infamous slender I prayed to God for saving Artemio’s life. In repentance I ask God for forgiveness and I offer this retablo for saving Artemio from death.

Elijio
Xochimilco, Mexico, 1950

Virgin of San Juan, I thank you for healing me because I had problems with my heart. I ask you to take care of my son also, as he chose to follow family tradition.

Alberto and Rodrigo from Atayde Brothers Circus
January 25, 1992

Señor Bruno Camargo went to visit his brother’s grave and then he felt like having a meal right on the tomb. Bruno thanks Saint Bruno because his late brother appeared to him and they had a nice chat like in old times when his brother had been alive.

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