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Pilgrimage from Odem to Robstown Draws Big Crowd

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ROBSTOWN (Kiii News) -

Hundreds of people filled the streets in Robstown over the weekend for a celebration within the Catholic community.

The Spirit of Lady Guadalupe was celebrated Sunday with a pilgrimage from St. Mary's Mission to St. Anthony's Church in Robstown. It was back in, 1531 when it's believed that an Aztec Indian named Juan Diego was visited by Lady Guadalupe on-top of a mountain and that during the visit something unbelievable happened.

"Something amazing happened then with this apparition because, because of it, millions of people embraced our lord," said Father Tony Blount at St. Anthony's Church.

The sighting of Lady Guadalupe is believed to be instrumental in the Catholic faith and is celebrated by people worldwide.

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