The Virgin of Mercy is a subject in Christian art, showing a group of people sheltering for protection under the outspread cloak, or pallium, of the Virgin Mary.It was especially popular in Italy from the 13th to 16th centuries, often as a specialised form of votive portrait, and is also found in other countries and later art, especially Catalonia and Latin America.Attributes: Virgin Mary, sheltering mantle.
Our Lady of Charity also known as Our Lady of El Cobre or Nuestra Senora de la Caridad del Cobre or "la Virgen de la Caridad" is a popular Marian title of the Blessed Virgin Mary known in many Catholic countries.. Several known Marian images with the same title exist around the world while a particular Hispanic image is pontifically designated by Pope Benedict XV as the Patroness of Cuba.Feast: September 8, Feast of Nativity of the .
Sep 23, 2009 · Cuando arribaron a Cuba los primeros esclavos, sus Dioses quedaron en África, pero ellos, los dioses africanos, no abanadonaron a sus hijos y vinieron a América disfrazados de los santos católicos, que eran los representantes de la religión de los esclavistas. Así Obatalá se identificó con la Virgen de las Mercedes.Author: Esteban Martin (Romares85).
States fell on the founders of the Shrine and the Brotherhood of the Virgin of Regla. On June 25, 1982, Fr. Miguel F. Lobo and a group of devotees founded in the city of Miami, Florida, The Shrine and Brotherhood of Our Lady of Regla, with the purpose of building a Shrine to the Virgin.
The people living nearby decided that the Virgin wanted to be moved to another spot, so they put her in the Templo Parroquial del Cobre near Santiago de Cuba. From that time forward, she became known as La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre. But, she wasn't happy there, either.