A young girl stands in front of Father Joshua Carlos of Holy Family Church as he administers a blessing Tuesday outside her home. The blessing is part of a weekly event where Carlos and other volunteers walk the streets to share blessings in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe.(Denise Cathey/The Brownsville Herald)
Santiago Hernandez sits in his car as a blessing in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe is said over him Tuesday outside a home in Southmost. (Denise Cathey/The Brownsville Herald)
The Virgin of Guadalupe, Juan Diego, Father Joshua Carlos, The Immaculate Conception and volunteers travel by the light of headlamps and flashlights Tuesday as they walk through the streets singing along to “La Guadalupana” on their way pray with parishioners.(Denise Cathey/The Brownsville Herald)
Maria and Andres Torres Jr. stand outside their home with an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe to be blessed Tuesday as Father Joshua Carlos travels down Avenida de la Plata visiting residents in honor of the Virgin.(Denise Cathey/The Brownsville Herald)
Carlos Chavez, performing the role of Juan Diego, uses his headlamp to find his way in the dark Tuesday as the group from Holy Family Church walk Avenida de la Plata to give a blessing in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe. (Denise Cathey/The Brownsville Herald)
An image of the Virgin of Guadalupe is surrounded by lights Tuesday as a parishioner receives a blessing from Father Joshua Carlos outside their home.(Denise Cathey/The Brownsville Herald)