Graduate Papers/Theses

Date of Award


Document Type

Graduate Paper

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Liturgical Studies


School of Theology and Seminary

First Advisor

Maxwell E. Johnson


This paper will be divided into three sections and will attempt to:

  1. Give an overview of the historical events concerning the apparitions of Our Lady to Juan Diego in 1531 on Mount Tepeyac, near Mexico City.
  2. Trace the liturgical development of the Our Lady of Guadalupe (J. Salazar).
  3. Follow the theological evolution of Hispanic Marian theology in the centuries following the Tepeyac events as shown chronologically in sermons from Latin American preachers (F. Schulte) up to the current day (V. Elizondo).



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