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

Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri

Cathedral of Queretaro

 
 
Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2016
1. Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri Marker
Inscription.
Antiguo Oratorio de San Felipe Neri
Catedral de Queretaro
A iniciativa de padre Martín de San Cayetano y Jorganes, se autorizó la construcción del Oratorio de San Felipe Neri, por decreto del Papa Clemente XIII, expedido el 16 de mayo de 1760. A su muerte, asumió el compromiso el padre Marcos Ortega, quien hizo fabricar una capilla pequeña y casa en 1763.
El nuevo edificio del Templo se inició en 1786, concluyendo hasta 1805, fecha en que el cura de Dolores, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla lo bendijo. La obra se hizo a expensas de los benefactores, Melchor de Noriega y Cobielles y Cornelia Codallos. Se consagró como Catedral en 1931, siendo Obispo de Querétaro Francisco Banegas Galván.

English:
Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri
Cathedral of Queretaro
At the urging of Padre Martin de San Cayetano y Jorganes, the construction of the Oratory of San Felipe Neri, was carried out on the decree of Pope Clement XIII, May 16, 1760. At his death, the obligation was assumed by Father Marcos Ortega who built a small chapel and a house in 1763.
The new church building was begun in 1786 and completed in 1805 when the parish priest of Dolores, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, blessed it. The work was funded by Melchor de Noriega y Cobielles and Cornelia Codallos. It was consecrated as a
Cathedral of Querétaro additional marker from 1964 on the 100th anniversary of its construction image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2016
2. Cathedral of Querétaro additional marker from 1964 on the 100th anniversary of its construction
This additional marker located to the left of the entry to the Cathedral reads:
A Dios Optimo Maximo, la Diocesis de Queretaro dedica este monumento homenaje de fe y amor en el centenario de su ereccion gobernando felizmente la iglesia catolica, S.S. Paulo VI, la Diocesis el Exmo. y Rvmo. Sr. Dr. D. Alfonso Toriz Cobian, la Republica Mexicana, el Sr. Lic. D. Adolfo Lopez Mateos, el Estado, el Sr. Ing. D. Manuel Gonzalez Cosio, 7-febrero-1964
Cathedral in 1931 when Francisco Banegas Galvan was Bishop of Queretaro.
 
Location. 20° 35.462′ N, 100° 23.796′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Francisco I. Madero just west of Calle Melchor Ocampo, on the right when traveling west. 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. Benito Juárez in Querétato (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Manuel Montes Collantes (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); “Carmelites” Temple and Convent (about 120 meters away); Fountain of Santo Domingo (about 150 meters away); Vicente Guerrero (about 180 meters away); Vicente Guerrero Garden (about 210 meters away); Convent and Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman (about 210 meters away); Last Prison of Maximilian (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkChurches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2016
3. Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri Marker
The marker is to the left of the doorway of the yellow building in front of the Cathedral.
The Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri, the Cathedral of Querétaro image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 2, 2016
4. The Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri, the Cathedral of Querétaro
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on January 29, 2017.
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