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Parish of San Jacinto

Parroquia de San Jacinto

 
 
Parish of San Jacinto Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
1. Parish of San Jacinto Marker
Inscription.
Puestos los dominicos por Hernán Cortés para la guía religiosa de esta comunidad, fundan la iglesia de Tenanitla, parroquia desde 1580. San Jacinto, quien fuera amigo y compañero de Santo Domingo de Guzmán, fue canonizado en 1594, poniendo asi al parroquia bajo su advocación.

English translation:
With the Dominicans appointed by Hernán Cortés as the religious guides of this community, they founded the church of Tenanitla, and it has been a parish since 1580. San Jacinto (Saint Hyacinth), a friend and companion of Saint Domingo de Guzmán, was canonized in 1594, and this parish was soon after named for him.
 
Location. 19° 20.66′ N, 99° 11.536′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Click for map. The marker is on the south side of San Jacinto Park in the San Ángel neighborhood, near Calle Dr. Gálvez. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal 01060, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General José Frontera (within shouting distance of this marker); Tribute to John Riley (within shouting distance of this marker); The Saint Patrick Battalion (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Del Carmen Convent
Parish of San Jacinto Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
2. Parish of San Jacinto Marker
(about 210 meters away); The Dolphin House/House of the Marquess of Sierra Nevada (about 210 meters away); Monument to the Mexican Fallen of 1847 (approx. 4.7 kilometers away); The Defense at the Battle of Churubusco (approx. 4.7 kilometers away); Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco (approx. 4.7 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding Parish of San Jacinto. San Jacinto was Saint Hyacinth of Poland (ca. 1185-1257), Dominican priest and companion of the founder of the Dominicans, Saint Domingo de Guzmán.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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