Ariel Solano, 4, of Donna, Texas, carries a statue of the Virgin of Guadalupe during the Feast celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in San Juan, Texas. Photo by Delcia Lopez| dlopez@themonitor.com
Dance group La Paloma Matachines of Pharr, perform a dance during the Feast celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 in San Juan, Texas. Photo by Delcia Lopez| dlopez@themonitor.com
A family gathers to pay their respects to the Virgin during the Feast celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in San Juan, Texas. Photo by Delcia Lopez| dlopez@themonitor.com
Maria Trevino of Donna proceeds on her knees down the aisle during the Feast celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle on Thursday, Dec.12, 2019 in Edinburg. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor dlopez@themonitor.com
Dance group La Paloma Matachines of Pharr, perform a dance during the Feast celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 in San Juan, Texas. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor via Ap)
Ariel Solano, 4, of Donna, Texas, carries a statue of the Virgin of Guadalupe during the Feast celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in San Juan, Texas. Photo by Delcia Lopez| dlopez@themonitor.com
Sergio Alvarado, 5, of Pharr with the dance group La Paloma Matachines is seen during the Feast celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in San Juan, Texas. Photo by Delcia Lopez | dlopez@themonitor.com
Dance group La Paloma Matachines of Pharr, perform a dance during the Feast celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 in San Juan, Texas. Photo by Delcia Lopez| dlopez@themonitor.com
Laylani Garza,17, of Donna places her flowers for the virgin during the Feast celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle on Thursday, Dec.12, 2019 in Edinburg. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor dlopez@themonitor.com
Sergio Alvarado,5, of Pharr with the dance group La Paloma Matachines during the Feast celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valleon Thursday, Dec.12, 2019 in Edinburg. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor dlopez@themonitor.com