In today’s article we show you what are the prayers to ask Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre to intercede for us and help us overcome any problem, illness, discomfort or difficulty that we find ourselves in. You will be able to find a sentence for each use that we have just indicated and much more.
Our Lady Virgin of Charity of El Cobre
The Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre is one of the many representations of the Virgin Mary. In other words, she is one of the many ways in which she has appeared and made herself known to us as the mother of Jesus. Its appearance dates back to the year 1612 and in April 1613 in Nipe Bay, located on the north coast of the eastern region of the island of Cuba. She appeared before some sailors who invoked her requesting her help.
From that moment on, she was greatly admired and became a great symbol of devotion on the island. She eventually became the patron saint of Cuba, specifically in the year 1916 when she was proclaimed as such. From that moment until today, a large number of miracles and favors have been attributed to many people who have requested her help and implored her to intercede in her life, asking for help and support from her son, Jesus.
In 1998, Pope John Paul II visited the island and crowned her as the Queen and Patron of Cuba. On the other hand, she is one of the figures most loved by all the inhabitants of the island who always come to her for help when they are in a time of need. The patron saint of Cuba is usually worshiped mainly in the church of San Lázaro in El Rincón in Cuba.
The official day to celebrate the Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre is September 8. Same date on which the birth of the Virgin Mary is given. During that day many of the most devout faithful make a pilgrimage to the sanctuary of El Cobre. Others light a candle in front of her image and give her flowers as thanks for all the favors granted.
Prayer to the Virgin of Charity of El Cobre
Over the years, people have asked the Virgen del Cobre to intercede in their lives for multiple problems. For this reason, today there are many prayers dedicated to her, asking for different things. Here we leave you with some of the prayers most used by the faithful and devoted to her.
Prayer to Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre
« Most Holy Virgin of Charity, my mother and sovereign lady, with what joy I come and prostrate myself at your feet.
Virgin of miracles as our elders called you, heal the sick, comfort the afflicted, encourage the desperate, preserve families from all misfortune, protect youth and protect childhood.
No one can perform the wonders that you work every day in favor of the souls that invoke you, thus justifying the trust and love that all your children profess for you.
From your copper sanctuary. Oh venerable virgin of charity! always be the source of all graces. Amen « .
Prayer for the Love of the Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre
This prayer is used to ask for the grace of Our Lady of Charity in many matters including help in love:
« Remember, oh pious Virgin Mary! that it has never been heard that none of those who have come to you, begging for your assistance and claiming for your help; have been abandoned.
Buoyed by this confidence, I also come to you today. O virgin mother of virgins! Although groaning under the weight of my sins I dare to appear before your holy sovereign presence.
Do not discard, oh most pure mother of God! my humble pleas that I bring before you today, please listen to me. Amen « .
Prayer to the Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre for Those Complicated and Desperate Cases
When you feel that you have no way out, that problems drown you and that you do not know which path you should follow to overcome the difficulties that overwhelm you, we recommend you pray the following prayer to the Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre:
« Most Holy Virgin of Caridad del Cobre, queen of hope, beloved mother, aqueduct of divine graces. You who shed blessed light on those who suffer, with your motherly love and a good and open heart, please help me generously with these problems that afflict me. Today I approach you asking to be heard.
Do not forget Blessed Virgin of Charity Oh mother of God and of men! the sorrows and misfortunes of the earth.
Pour out your charity to all those who request it, believing in your immense power and who approach you with true faith and firm hope. Help them and give them comfort to remedy their tribulations.
Adorable mother, rose from heaven, joy of the world and help of the poor. Direct your kind gaze on those of us who suffer and fight hard against adversity.
Sovereign empress of heaven and earth, have mercy on those who suffer and go through bad times. Have mercy on those we love, have mercy on those of us who cry and suffer, favor us all with your help, hope and peace.
Oh holy virgin! mother of charity, unique patron saint, light and our consolation. Give me your strength and help us in daily trials and in afflictions however difficult they may be. Deliver us from evil, diseases and misfortunes and protect us from dangers and our enemies.
Virgin of charity, sweet hope; With great devotion, humility and fervor, today I resort to your powerful intercession so that you extend your generous hand to me; Now that the difficulty presses me and I feel about to faint.
Lady, for your compassion and kindness, for the many miracles you have granted, please make my wishes come true. Holy mother, do not abandon me. You who see my suffering, help me to reach your beloved son and my god, so that he may be the remedy for my desperate needs and the solution to my difficult problems: (in this space you pause in the sentence to specify the reason why which you go to Our Lady of Charity and how you expect her to help you solve your problems, then you continue with the rest of the prayer).
O sweet queen! oh mighty virgin! cover me with your mantle of love and grant us protection and help in the requests that we present to you today. Be our refuge, our safe harbor, be our mediator before God and make our cry reach the heavens for the Lord to help us and give us his grace and his blessing.
Blessed Virgin of Caridad del Cobre, heavenly and sweet Lady, listen to us and attend to us. Do not leave, oh mother full of benevolence! may anxiety and grief invade us, do not let us, oh mother of the savior!, suffer hardships and afflictions. So that provided with the things necessary for temporal life, we can dedicate ourselves with greater fervor to the salvation of our soul.
By Christ our Lord, so be it.
May Charity be with me and your son grant me protection with the holy gospels and the cross on which he died. Amen « .
Once the prayer is finished, it is recommended to perform three Our Fathers, three Hail Marys and three Glories. On the other hand, it is advisable to repeat this prayer for seven consecutive days, putting all your faith and trust in it.
Prayer to the Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre for Cubans
« Virgin of the charity of copper, patron saint of Cuba. God save you Mary, you are full of grace! You are the beloved daughter of the father, the mother of Christ, our god, the living temple of the holy spirit. In your name, Virgin of Charity, you carry the memory of God who is love, the memory of the new commandment of Jesus, the evocation of the Holy Spirit: love poured into our hearts, fire of charity sent on Pentecost on the Church, gift of the full freedom of the children of God.
Blessed are you among women and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus! You have come to visit our town and you have wanted to stay with us as the mother and lady of Cuba, throughout her pilgrimage along the paths of history. Your name and your image are sculpted in the minds and hearts of all Cubans, inside and outside the country, as a sign of hope and a center of fraternal communion.
Holy Mary, mother of God and our mother! Pray for us before your son Jesus Christ, intercede for us with your maternal heart flooded with the charity of the Holy Spirit. He increases our faith, revives hope and increases and strengthens love in us. Shelters our families, protects young people and children, and comforts those who suffer. Be the mother of the faithful and of the pastors of the Church, model and star of the new evangelization.
Mother of reconciliation! Gather your people scattered around the world. Make the Cuban nation a home for brothers and sisters so that this people may open their minds, their hearts and their lives to Christ, who is the only Savior and Redeemer who lives and reigns with the Father and the Holy Spirit. Forever and ever. Amen « .
Prayer to the Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre to Request Justice
As the name implies, this prayer is ideal when you find yourself facing an injustice and you want the situation to be resolved in the right way:
« O Virgin of Charity, you never abandon those who ask for your help. You always have mercy on those who suffer or are in very difficult situations.
I know that you are listening to me and that you are by my side, by my family’s side in these moments and in those that lie ahead.
Blessed Virgin, make justice be served in our case, that we remain under the protection of your beloved son.
I have full confidence that you will help me find an adequate solution to my difficult situation in which I find myself. I know that with your help, all the knots and traps of the enemy will be untied.
I also know that you will finally be able to bring us the peace, unity and concord that we deserve after so many anguishes and tribulations.
In the name of the father, the son and the holy spirit. Amen « .