Before Guadalupe, 1492 to 1531In order to appreciate the significance of Mary's role in the conversion of the New World,
we must see something of the conditions in Mexico before the events of Guadalupe.
When Columbus crossed the Atlantic, he reached only the outskirts of the Western Hemisphere. He touched on one island after another in the Central American Continent. By the beginning of the 1500's, Mexico was discovered. Columbus had already passed to his eternal reward and was followed by … [More]