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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Temple of the Congregation

Templo de la Congregación

 
 
Temple of the Congregation Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2015
1. Temple of the Congregation Marker
Inscription.
El Templo de la Congregación de Clérigos Seculares de Santa María de Guadalupe, se dedicó solemnemente el 12 de mayo de 1680, construido gracias al patrocinio del benefactor prebítero Juan Caballero y Osio.
Su magnífico diseño es obra del arquitecto José de Rayas Delgado. La cúpula fue remodelada en 1736 por el maestro albañil José Guadalupe. La imagen de la Virgen de Guadalupe que destaca en el altar es obra del insigne pintor novohispano Miguel Cabrera.
En sus Glorias de Querétaro, don Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora describió con entusiasmo las fiestas de este santuario guadalupano.

English:
Temple of the Congregation
The Temple of the Congregation of Secular Clergy of Santa Maria de Guadalupe was consecrated on May 12, 1680, having been constructed under the gracious patronage of the benefactor Juan Caballero y Osio.
Its magnificient design is the work of architect José de Rayas Delgado. The dome was remodeled in 1736 by the master builder José Guadalupe. The image of the Virgen de Guadalupe, highlighted on the altar, is the work of the well-known painter of New Spain, Miguel Cabrera.
In his "Glories of Querétaro", written in the 17th centuray, Don Carlos de Sigüenza y Gongora described enthusiastically the fiestas of the shrine of Guadalupe.
 
Location.
Temple of the Congregation Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2015
2. Temple of the Congregation Marker
The marker is to the right of the temple's entrance gate.
20° 35.652′ N, 100° 23.411′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Luis Pasteur and Calle 16 de Noviembre, on the right when traveling north on Calle Luis Pasteur. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ignacio Pérez (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Arcade of Samaniego (about 120 meters away); Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana (about 150 meters away); Monument to Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez (about 180 meters away); Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora" (about 180 meters away); Licenciado Lorenzo de la Parra (about 180 meters away); Temple and Convent of San Antonio (about 180 meters away); Ex-convent and Temple of San Francisco (about 180 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Temple of the Congregation image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2015
3. Temple of the Congregation
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on January 29, 2017.
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