La Caridad del Cobre (The patron saint of Cuba) - the Catholic Saint used to represent Ochun.

La Caridad del Cobre (The patron saint of Cuba) - the Catholic Saint used to represent Ochun.

Cachita-Ochun: La Virgen de La Caridad del Cobre, Oil on Canvas, 48”x48" © 2007 by Lili Bernard. Nicknamed "Cachita," La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre is Cuba's Patron Saint. In the Santeria faith (a synchronistic religion practiced in Cuba and elsewhere, which arose from a mixture of Catholicism and the Yoruba religion known as Ifá, brought to Cuba by the slaves) Cachita is also referred to as the Orisha "Ochun."

Cachita-Ochun: La Virgen de La Caridad del Cobre, Oil on Canvas, 48”x48" © 2007 by Lili Bernard. Nicknamed "Cachita," La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre is Cuba's Patron Saint. In the Santeria faith (a synchronistic religion practiced in Cuba and elsewhere, which arose from a mixture of Catholicism and the Yoruba religion known as Ifá, brought to Cuba by the slaves) Cachita is also referred to as the Orisha "Ochun."

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