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  Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas
Guadalupe is primarily a park for hiking; there is a network of trails and the region has varied climate zones with differing wildlife and vegetation, interesting geology, and many photographic opportunities.
Hotels: The nearest towns with hotels close to the Guadalupe Mountains are Carlsbad (60 miles), El Paso (105 miles), Van Horn (60 miles) and Whites City (44 miles).
Guadalupe Peak - 8.5 mile round trip to the highest peak in Texas (8,749 feet).
www.americansouthwest.net /texas/guadalupe_mountains/national_park.html   (713 words)

  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Shrine of Guadalupe
Guadalupe is strictly the name of a picture, but was extended to the church containing the picture and to the town that grew up around.
The lay viceroy, Enríquez, while not opposing the devotion, wrote in 1575 to Philip II asking him to prevent the third archbishop from erecting a parish and monastery at the shrine; inaugural pilgrimages were usually made to it by viceroys and other chief magistrates.
Pius X has recently permitted Mexican priests to say the Mass of Holy Mary of Guadalupe on the twelfth day of every month and granted indulgences which may be gained in any part of the world for prayer before a copy of the picture.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07043a.htm   (1122 words)

 Guadalupe Island, Mexico, Isla Guadalupe Photos, Phillip Colla Photography
Guadalupe Island lies 150 miles offshore of the Pacific coast of Mexico, roughly south of San Diego and WNW of Punta Eugenia on the Baja California peninsula.
Guadalupe is bathed by oceanic currents, so its marine life includes pelagic animals such as pilot whales, Cuvier's beaked whales, oceanic whitetip sharks, bluefin and yellowfin tuna and strange gelatinous zooplankton.
In fact, Guadalupe is a both a Mexican nature preserve (dedicated in1925) and a pinniped sanctuary (1975), and was the last refuge for the Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris) and the Guadalupe fur seal (Arctocephalus townsendi).
www.gygis.com /guadalupe_island.html   (798 words)

Guadalupe (AO-32) was launched as SS Esso Raleigh 26 January 1940 by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry-dock Co., Newport News, Va.; sponsored by Mrs.
In January 1942 Guadalupe sailed to the Pacific, where she was to participate in virtually every major campaign of the long and bloody war.
An uneasy peace settled over the war-torn peninsula in August 1953, while Guadalupe was undergoing overhaul in California, but she returned to the Pacific to support American forces on the Formosa Patrol and training operations.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/g9/guadalupe.htm   (971 words)

 Mary Page Bibliography: Our Lady of Guadalupe
Guadalupe, though much earlier than the others, is included because of its impact on the development of Christian society in the Western Hemisphere.
Campbell considers Guadalupe to be the "Master Symbol" for all of Mexican society and, in particular, the shaping force in Mexican, female self-image.
It speaks of Guadalupe's contemporary meaning in terms of: the "temple of the Faithful" built under her banner, the power of the image to confer self-worth on the poor, and affirmation of the feminine in God and affirmation of women.
campus.udayton.edu /mary/resources/guad_bib.html   (1565 words)

 Catholic Culture : Document Library : Our Lady of Guadalupe
When ecclesiastical authorities reached the little village of Guadalupe in the neighborhood where the casket had been unearthed, they discovered that it contained a statue, which had been concealed six hundred years before by the Knights of Don Rodrigo during their flight.
The new Guadalupe in Mexico was to outgrow, in importance, its prototype.
Guadalupe itself is still a hamlet and the Lady of Guadalupe, though one of the most venerated on the Iberian Peninsula and known as the Powerful Lady, to whom kings and conquistadors came to express their gratitude, is known to the common people as Our Lady of Silence.
www.catholicculture.org /docs/doc_view.cfm?recnum=2991   (862 words)

 Our Lady of Guadalupe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Our Lady of Guadalupe still underpins the faith of Catholics in Mexico and the rest of Latin America, and she has been recognized as patron saint of Mexico City since 1737 with her patronage extended piece by piece until it included all of America and the Philippines by 1946.
Mateo de la Cruz, writing twelve years after Sánchez, "argued that the Guadalupe possessed all the iconographical attributes of Mary in her Immaculate Conception".(Brading, 76) Likewise, a 1738 sermon preached by Miguel Picazo argued that the Guadalupe was the "best representation" of the Immaculate Conception.
In 1569, Martín Enríquez de Almanza, fourth viceroy of Mexico, denounced the cult of the Virgin of Guadalupe as a harmful deception, a disguised worship of the Aztec goddess Tonantzin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Our_Lady_of_Guadalupe   (3192 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
Guadalupe County (M-16) is ninety miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico in south central Texas and is bounded by Comal, Hays, Caldwell, Gonzales, Wilson, and Bexar counties.
Guadalupe County had an area of 862 square miles in 1846 but lost land in 1858 and 1874, when Blanco and Wilson counties were organized.
Between 1960 and 1980 the population of Guadalupe County rose nearly 40 percent, from 29,017 to 46,708; in 1990 the population was 64,873.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/GG/hcg12.html   (3308 words)

 Guadalupe News
Guadalupe has been invaded by “Pirates." Parts of the third installment of “Pirates of the Caribbean," the blockbuster movie series based on the shenanigans of one Capt. Comment?
Candidates for the contentious Guadalupe City Council all agree on one thing - the panel must become a cohesive, or at least congenial, body to move the city forward.
Voters in Guadalupe will be faced with a decision Nov. 7 that may seem familiar - the same two long-time residents squaring off for the same position.
www.topix.net /city/guadalupe-ca   (675 words)

 Town of Guadalupe, Arizona -- Welcome!
Guadalupe is a Native American and Hispanic community of about 5,500 residents between Phoenix and Tempe at the base of South Mountain.
The Town of Guadalupe was incorporated in 1975 and is approximately one square mile in area.
Guadalupe is sandwiched between Interstate 10 and Phoenix on the West; Baseline Road and Tempe on the North, and by the Salt River Project's Highline Canal on the East.
www.guadalupeaz.org   (171 words)

The topic of Guadalupe became the subject of heated discussion, particularly from the 18th century on.
Some of these documents were not directly concerned with the topic of Guadalupe, but with other matters; but the fact is that there may be a reference to Guadalupe in a document that did not have "Guadalupe" as its main subject.
In the second half of the 16th century, and with greater momentum in the 17th century, Mexican Guadalupe was spread by the missionary friars and Spanish colonizers throughout the territory of present-day South America, from Mexico to the south of the continent.
www.ewtn.com /library/MARY/LADYGUAD.HTM   (4484 words)

 Guadalupe River Fishing
The Guadalupe River is characterised by the typical riffle-run-pool flow, and although the riffles
Guadalupe River fly fishing is primarily done via wet flies, nymphs, and streamers.
Midges, mayflies, and caddis are the predominant prey insects for Guadalupe trout.
www.guadalupetrout.com /guadalupe-river.html   (786 words)

 The Mary Page: Meditations
Some scholars are convinced that Guadalupe had, from the historical point of view, an importance comparable to that of another contemporary event in Europe, the Protestant reformation of the 16th century.
The apparition of Guadalupe was a reconciling sign between two peoples who were in conflict on the continent, the Indians and the Spanish; it became a point of communication between the two cultures and their two civilizations.
Guadalupe, too, is a reminder of a different celebration, soon to take place.
campus.udayton.edu /mary/meditations/GuadalupeHomily.html   (651 words)

 Guadalupe Mountains National Park (U.S. National Park Service)
Guadalupe Mountains National Park safeguards the world's finest example of a fossilized reef, a surprisingly complex and unique assemblage of flora and fauna, and West Texas' only legally designated wilderness.
The park is a wonderful place to look at fossils and learn about Permian Age geology, enjoy bird watching and wildlife observation, delve into nature photography, or enjoy unlimited opportunities for stargazing under pristine night skies.
The rich and diverse array of cultural resources at Guadalupe Mountains National Park, and the natural setting that remains relatively unchanged from that experienced by early peoples, provide opportunities to explore and ponder survival, conflict, cooperation, heritage, and interconnections with the land.
www.nps.gov /gumo   (318 words)

 SummitPost - Guadalupe Peak -- Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering
Guadalupe Peak is one of seven 8,000 ft. peaks located in the beautiful, remote, and wild Guadalupe Mountains National Park of West Texas, just south of the more well known national park, Carlsbad Caverns National Park of Southern New Mexico.
Guadalupe Mountains National Park, authorized by an act of Congress in 1966 and established in 1972, comprises 86,416 acres of mountain and desert land in West Texas.
The western side of the park encompasses a portion of the salt basin lying between the Guadalupes and the next range of mountains to the west, the Cornudas.
www.summitpost.org /mountain/rock/150689/guadalupe-peak.html   (2526 words)

 Texas Flyfishing - Guadalupe River
The first three areas of interest on the South Fork Guadalupe are owned by Lynxhaven Lodge, 11.5 miles west of Hunt, Texas.
Off of SH 46, Guadalupe State Park boasts 4 miles of river frontage.
Guadalupe Landing is also used as a pickup site by several shuttle services, including Whitewater Sports.
www.texasflyfishing.com /rivers/guadalupe.htm   (3796 words)

 Mexican Traditions - Virgin of Guadalupe
The Miracle of Guadalupe was officially recognized by the Vatican in 1745.
In this and other churches dedicated to La Virgen de Guadalupe throughout the nation, millions of the faithful will gather December 12 for processions, prayers, songs, dances, and fireworks to honor "La Reina de México" (the Queen of Mexico).
Most wonderous of all, after 465 years, the image of the Virgen de Guadalupe remains clearly imprinted on the miraculous cloak without visible signs of deterioration.
www.mexconnect.com /mex_/guadalupe.html   (622 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Our Lady of Guadalupe
Guadalupe is, strictly speaking, the name of a picture, but the name was extended to the church containing the picture and to the town that grew up around the church.
Pope Benedict XIV decreed that Our Lady of Guadalupe should be the national patron, and made 12 December a holiday of obligation with an octave, and ordered a special Mass and Office.
Pope Pius X permitted Mexican priests to say the Mass of Holy Mary of Guadalupe on the twelfth day of every month, and granted indulgences which may be gained in any part of the world for prayer before a copy of the picture.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/mary0003.htm   (1137 words)

  Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas
The Guadalupe Mountains are part of one of the finest examples of an ancient marine fossil reef on Earth.
Eventually the sea evaporated, the reef subsided, and a thick blanket of sediments and mineral salts buried the reef.
Surrounding the Guadalupe Mountains are the sparsely populated plains of the Chihuahuan Desert.
www.rozylowicz.com /retirement/guadalupe/guadalupe.html   (863 words)

 Regional Core Health Data System - Country Profile: GUADALUPE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
En Guadalupe, la característica más saliente de las familias es el papel que desempeñan las que forman padres solteros (la tercera parte de las familias); en 86% de los casos una mujer es cabeza de familia.
En Guadalupe no hubo casos de cólera y las enfermedades diarreicas ya no son más un problema de salud pública, como consecuencia de la alta calidad del sistema de abastecimiento de agua y del control de los productos alimentarios.
Guadalupe está situada en una zona de alto riesgo en lo que se refiere a desastres naturales como huracanes, erupciones volcánicas y terremotos.
www.paho.org /spanish/sha/prflgua.htm   (10445 words)

 Holy Spirit Interactive: There's Something About Mary - Our Lady of Guadalupe
Juan and his uncle spoke to the Spanish bishop through the use of interpreters, and when they were telling about Mary's words to Juan's uncle, or so most modern scholars believe, the words they spoke were not translated correctly.
To the Spanish ears of the translator, their words seemed to say that the image was to be known by the name "Virgin of Guadalupe", which was the name of a popular shrine in Spain dedicated to the Virgin.
Comparisons of Anne's description and the painting from the catacombs with the image of Guadalupe yield startling similarities.
holyspiritinteractive.net /features/somethingaboutmary/guadalupe.asp   (1406 words)

 TPWD: Guadalupe River State Park
History: Guadalupe River State Park is located along the boundary of Comal and Kendall Counties.
The park is bisected by the clear-flowing waters of the Guadalupe River.
For longer visits, there are camping areas to suit different preferences, and Campsites with water and electricity can accommodate recreational vehicles and trailers; another area has campsites with water for tent campers, and a separate area with walk-in tent campsites with water in the area.
www.tpwd.state.tx.us /park/guadalup/guadalup.htm   (758 words)

 The Santa Maria Economic Development Association
Guadalupe and Santa Maria are expanding faster than any other incorporated cities in the county.
Guadalupe is up 18% in population since 1990.
Guadalupe Union Elementary School District has 17.5 students per teacher, well within the guidelines of the Class Size Reduction Act of 1996 which limits class size to 20 to qualify for yearly funding of $600 per student.
www.santamariaeda.com /guadalupe/Index.htm   (154 words)

 Amazon.fr : Guadalupe: Livres en anglais: Carla Zarebska   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Guadalupe is a lavishly illustrated history of Mexico’s religious traditions.
Touching briefly on the pre-Columbian decades of many deities, Carla Zarebska devotes most of the book to the post-colonial centuries of Catholicism, the Madre of modern Mexico, and the traditions and legends surrounding her.
Guadalupe is available in both English and Spanish language editions.
www.amazon.fr /Guadalupe-Carla-Zarebska/dp/9709161555   (418 words)

 More on the Guadalupe Fur Seals   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Guadalupe fur seals are sighted as far south as the Mexico / Guatemala border, and as far north as the Point Reyes National Seashore in California.
The Guadalupe fur seal is the rarest of the fur seals.
Guadalupe fur seal pups may die when they are battered against rocks during severe storms.
nmml.afsc.noaa.gov /education/Pinnipeds/guadalupefs2.htm   (382 words)

 Guadalupe River Park and Gardens
Guadalupe River Park is a three-mile ribbon of park land that runs along the banks of the Guadalupe River in the heart of downtown San Jose from Highway 880 at the north, to Highway 280 at the south.
Guadalupe Gardens, which already features a renowned Heritage Rose Garden with over 3,700 varieties of roses, is being created adjacent to the River Park on land just south of the Mineta San Jose International Airport.
The Friends are continually involved in completing the master plans for both the park and gardens, creating educational programs, promoting awareness of the Park and Gardens, and developing membership and volunteer opportunities to increase public support and involvement.
www.grpg.org   (563 words)

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The sweet wealth of water in Guadalupe County is a miracle, a blessing to be enjoyed by all who live and travel in this rugged land.
Throughout the history of Guadalupe County, from the trails followed by Spanish settlers and Texas cattlemen to the railroads and Route 66, the people followed the path of water.
Guadalupe County was created by the territorial legislature in 1891.
nenewmexico.com /counties/guadalupe   (132 words)

 Guadalupe Canoe and Camping
Guadalupe Canoe and Camping (GCC) offers several canoe, raft, kayak and tube trips on the Upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake from FM 3351 (Bergheim) to Rebecca Creek Road.
Guadalupe depends primarily on numerous springs for its flow.
The Upper Guadalupe is about 15 degrees warmer than the Lower Guadalupe, which primarily gets its water from dam release at Canyon Lake.
www.guadalupecanoe.com /index.html   (248 words)

 Guadalupe Peak | Texas Hikes
Guadalupe Peak is not only the highest spot in the park, but also in all of Texas.
At 8,749 feet, Guadalupe Peak might pale in comparison to the 14,000-foot summits of California and Colorado, but in terms of relief, elevation gain, and sheer beauty, it can be compared with any mountain in the lower 48 states.
Besides being the highest elevation, the trip to Guadalupe Peak is bound to be the "high point" of any visit to the park.
www.trails.com /tcatalog_trail.asp?trailid=HGS221-G004   (208 words)

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