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Our Lady of the Patronage, Zacatecas, Zac.

THE CITY OF MARY

The Shrine of: El Patrocinio, Our Lady of The Patronage,

Zacatecas, Zac.

Zacatecas is one of those places that travel writers rave about. A mountainous city in north central Mexico, it’s a place of superlatives. Considered one of the finest of Mexico’s colonial cities, it was once the largest silver-producing city in the world and for three centuries was one of the country’s most prosperous areas—“disgorging fabulous wealth” from its mines. Continue reading