Read about this saint. You can find the answers to these questions
Feel free to use other resources.
1st - 5th Grades - Complete 4 requirements and 2 of the activities.
6th - 12th Grades - Complete 5 requirements and 3 of the activities.
Adults - See flyer
When, and near which modern-day city was Juan Diego born?
When is Juan Diego's Feast Day?
One day on his way to daily Mass, Juan Diego saw and heard some
unusual things. Describe them. What did the lady tell Juan Diego
to ask the bishop?
Describe the different miraculous events that eventually helped
the bishop to believe Juan Diego's message.
When was Juan Diego canonized (declared a saint), and by which
Imitate Juan Diego by making a shrine for Our Lady. Draw a
picture of her image that appeared on Juan Diego's cloak. Hang
the picture on the wall or place it in a frame on a table.
Make "Castilian roses" for your shrine out of pink
tissue paper (you can find easy directions on line) and place
them in a vase near Mary's picture.
Together with your family, pray the rosary by the shrine you
Tell a friend or relative, who does not know about Our Lady
of Guadalupe, the story of her appearance to Juan Diego and show
them the shrine you made for her.
Completion of the Activity
After completing the requirements, the participants will complete the Patch
Order Form (WordPDF)
and mail it along with the applicable fee to the NCCS. The answers to the
questions should be reviewed by an adult for correctness and do not need
to be forwarded when ordering the patch.