Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Friar Augusto Ramírez Monasterio
En el XV aniversario de su martirio
1983 - 1998
A su memoria
“No hay amor mas grande que este: dar la vida por su amigos” (Jn. 15, 13)
Por su amor a la iglesia,
A los jóvenes, a los pobres y a la lucha por la paz de Guatemala.
Familia Franciscana Unida
Comite de Bienhechores Franciscanas
MOJUFRA Movimientos Hermandades y Asociaciones Laicales.
Antigua Guatemala, 7 de noviembre 1998
Friar Augusto Ramirez Monasterio, OFM [Order of Friars Minor].
On the 15th anniversary of his martyrdom
1983 - 1998
To his memory
“There is no greater love than this: to give your life for your friends” (Jn. 15, 13)
For his love of the church,
Of the young, the poor and the struggle for peace in Guatemala.
United Franciscan Family
Commitee of “Friends of the Franciscans”
MOJUFRA, Movement of Brotherhoods and Lay Associations.
Antigua Guatemala, November 7, 1998
Location. 14° 33.248′ N, 90° 43.792′ Click for map. The marker is inside of a small, locked and gated park in the northwest corner of the San Francisco el Grande church at the corner of 7a Calle Oriente and Calle de Los Pasos.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pedro Cofiño and Ramon Palencia Shot by Firing Squad (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); First Location of Olimpia Leal Normal School (about 150 meters away); Don Rafael V. Alvarez Polanco (about 150 meters away); Francisco Marroquín and the San Pedro Hospital (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Dr. Oscar Asensio del Valle (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); J. Adrian Coronado y Polanco (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Manuel Benítez (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Home of Brother Pedro (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
Regarding Friar Augusto Ramírez Monasterio. Augusto Ramírez Monasterio was a Catholic priest working as the parish priest of the San Francisco el Grande church in Antigua Guatemala. On June 2, 1983 he was kidnapped and tortured at the nearby military base in Chimaltenango. After being released, he was followed and harassed, finally being captured again and killed in Guatemala City on November 7, 1983.
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