The National Sanctuary Basilica of Our Lady of Coromoto is a Minor Basilica built on the site of the second apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary to the Indian Coromoto occurred on September 8, 1652 in Portuguesa State Venezuela.
The Sanctuary, inaugurated by Saint John Paul II, in his second visit to Venezuela in 1996, is divided into three parts. On the first floor is the main altar, shaped hut with a stained glass window which depicts the story of the Virgin, from the onset until the coronation.
Behind the altar is the Throne of the Virgin, which reflects in the eyes of the pilgrims, the heritage of faith, The Holy Relic of Divine origin, that The Mother of God delivered them into the hands of the Indian Coromoto on September 8, 1652.
Two altars more complete the majesty of the place. On the left side is the Altar of the Blessed Sacrament, in this you have Jesus in the consecrated host. The right side is the Altar Saint John baptist, where baptisms are done and has a representation of the Apparition of the Virgin.
The cross of stained glass, measuring 110 square meters, symbolizing the Holy Trinity and all his might into a triangle. God the Father reflected in his hands, crucified Christ, and the Holy Spirit as a dove, all this is adorned with llaneros reasons, many flowers, branches, palms, and the flora of Portuguesa, to give property.
This are recent images taken in the month of September 2013 to the Minor Basilica Our Lady of Coromoto.
God and Virgin Mary bless to you.
Note: The devotees of the Virgin of coromoto not speak English very well, so we apologize for grammatical errors in the text.