Virgin of Sorrows

Virgen de los Dolores

Thank you, Virgin of Sorrows, for the miracle that I’m alive. I went to see my wheat crops and a viper bit me.

Evaristo Galvan Monzon
August 14, 1974
Celaya, Guanajuato

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I thank the Virgin of Sorrows, because since I have been appointed the Cardinal of Puebla, the children that I visit in the hospital don’t cry like crazy anymore when they see me coming to give them the blessing.

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Muchas gracias to Our Lady of Sorrows for saving the life of our daughter Frida.


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My little sister and I dedicate this retablo to the Virgin of Sorrows. Although we remained orphans and spent bad days in a shelter in Toluca, we have been adopted by a very rich family from the capital. Here we are eating oranges and cookies with our parents and brother.

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Holy Virgin of Sorrows, I give thanks to you for saving me from a certain death when I found myself as a recipient of flying dive of the wrestler Toro Negro (Black Bull). I only had two ribs broken and one arm bruised.

Maria Carmen Gomez de Hernandez
Mexico, April 10, 1993

Elvira Esparza Godinez thanks the Virgin of Sorrows for healing her son who got stung by bees when he passed near by them. I thank you, Virgin, for this miracle.

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato.
February 9, 1971

I thank the Virgin of Sorrows for saving my piglet.

Oaxaca, 1907

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I give thanks to Our Lady of Sorrows because all went well through my son’s dangerous cardiac surgery. We bring this retablo for this favor.

Antonia Ruiz and Alberto Perez Ruiz
October 21, 1970, Mexico

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