When the Magi came in search of Jesus, they go to Herod the Great in Jerusalem and ask where to find the newborn "King of the Jews". Herod becomes paranoid that the child will threaten his throne, and seeks to kill him (2:1-8). Herod initiates the Massacre of the Innocents in hopes of killing the child (Matthew 2:16-Matthew 2:18). But an angel appears to Joseph and warns Joseph to take Jesus and his mother into Egypt . (Matthew 2:13).
On 12th December 1531, Tepayac Hill was miraculously covered with Castilian roses. So, too, people began to fill with flowers the chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the National Shrine in Washington DC