The Holy Mother of God appeared in 1651 the chief of the tribe called The Cospes Coromoto and telling his wife: “Go home of whites to throw them in the head water so we can get to heaven.” Sacrament of Baptism.
Later on September 8, 1652, the Beautiful Lady appears again, leaving the hand of this Holy Relic Coromoto Cacique with his image today is in Guanare Portuguesa State in the Basilica of Our Lady of Coromoto or Sanctuary National.
Through devotion to this tiny divine image is 2.5 cm high by 2 cm wide, wonderful favors and achieved great renewal of faith in this land, so in the year 1942 Our Lady of Coromoto was exalted with the title of Patron of Venezuela.
In the month of March 2009, it brought together a team of experts for the study and conservation treatment of the Holy Relic and moved to a new box. The interdisciplinary team to perform microscopic study detected elements or findings that were previously unknown. We confirmed the authenticity of the relic as a Divine miracle of God, they found surprising findings: presence of several indigenous symbols, the Crown of the Virgin and Child are typically Indian. The eyes of the Virgin that measure 1 millimeter, have presence of iris and observing deep left eye, has characteristics of a human eye, clearly differentiates the ocular globe, tear duct, iris and a small point of light where we observed a human figure with special features previously thought that the eyes of the Virgin were a few simple points.
Let us thank God and the Blessed Virgin Mary for this great miracle and pray all: “Our Lady of Coromoto Patroness of Venezuela Renew faith in our country”