Celebration of the Virgin of Coromoto
Next Sunday 11 September Venezuela celebrates its Patron Saint: the Virgin of Coromoto. To the 17 h there will be mass at San Juan de el Hospital for Venezuelans, and for all those who wish to join. Then we have a “picaeta” in the courtyard.
Our Lady of Coromoto is the patron saint of Venezuela (Diocese of Punto Fijo) and from the 19 November of 2011 Principal patron of the Archdiocese of Caracas. Is a dedicated Marian venerated both in the city of Guanate (capital of Portuguesa State in Venezuela), where appeared ago 363 years and you left your holy image to the chieftain of the tribe the Cospes called Coromoto. The Holy image is exposed for veneration in lower Basilica National Shrine of our Lady of Coromoto, built on the site of the second appearance.