NCR: The Fascinating Link Between Lepanto and Our Lady of Guadalupe

Over many centuries, from Spain to Lepanto, Christian armies have prevailed under the banner of Our Lady.

By Carrie Gress

Recently, much attention has been given to the 1571 Battle of Lepanto, where the outnumbered Christian alliance defeated the Muslim Turks, protecting Europe from the further spread of Islam. As I’ve discovered while researching a new book, this battle was certainly miraculous and should be a great sign of hope for us living in these uncertain times, but it is part of a much larger (and lesser-known) story that has a fascinating connection to Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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Posted on December 13, 2016 .