Tag: Basilica Of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle
The commencement of Holy Week marked the ending of the Lenten season, and the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville has announced its plans to observe the Triduum.
SAN JUAN — As the bells at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle National Shrine tolled Monday evening, parishioners trickled in through its large doors awaiting the start of the 5:30 p.m. Mass.
SAN JUAN — Rev. Jorge Gomez stood surrounded by bikers who attended Mass here Saturday to receive a blessing for their motorcycles, their keys and their persons. They stood with their hands in the air as Gomez splashed their keys with holy water and prayed for their safety.
SAN JUAN — The display of tenderness and compassion was surreal here. On a particularly hot and humid Good Friday, children in attendance at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle surrounded the statue of Jesus, depicting Him lying on the cross and destined for crucifixion.