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Virgen of Charity

On this 400th anniversary of the apparition of the Virgin of Charity- known as ‘Cachita’- in Cuba… We must not forget the political prisoners who are in captivity only because they think different than the official discourse and have been sentenced to weeks, months and years in filthy dungeons for having carried out civic demonstrations [...] Continue reading
Members of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) have filmed and edited a video in Cuba about the devotion Cubans of diverse backgrounds feel for the Virgin of Charity, Cuba’s Patron Saint.  The short documentary- divided into two parts- is full of images of the National Shrine of the Virgin in Santiago de Cuba, as [...] Continue reading
“We trust in the Virgin of Charity, and it is thanks to Her, and to all the prayers we sent her way that a number of us Ladies in White are here right now“, said Lady in White Marta Diaz Rondon from the Sanctuary of El Cobre in Santiago de Cuba on the afternoon of [...] Continue reading
Armed only with their white clothes, gladiolus flowers and their faith, Cuba’s Ladies in White have been defying all sorts of government persecution just days before the day of the Virgin of Charity (the Patron Saint of Cuba) this September 8th, when Cubans will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Virgin’s appearance. Many of these [...] Continue reading