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The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús

 
 
The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
1. The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús Marker
The lower marker is the featured marker, unfortunately somewhat blurred as it is some distance from the street. The higher marker is from an earlier church at the same location. It reads:

Capilla de la Milagrosa Ymagen de Na, Sa, de Aranzazu y entierro de los hijos y naturales de la tres provincias de viscaia y reino de navara de sus mujeres, hijos y descendientes, a cuia costa se fabrico y dedico en el año de 1688

English translation:
Chapel of the Miraculous Image of Our Lady of Aranzazu and the burial place of the children of three provinces of Viscaya and the Kingdom of Navarra and women, children and descendants, at whose expense it was built and dedicated in the year 1688.
Inscription.  
Templo Expiatorio de
San Felipe de Jesús.

construido a finales del siglo XIX y
dedicado al primer santo mexicano;
obra del arquitecto Emilio Dondé.

English translation:
The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús.
This temple was built at the end of the 19th century and was dedicated to the first Mexican saint.
It was the work of the architect Emilio Dondé.

 
Location. 19° 26.027′ N, 99° 8.385′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Avenida Francisco I. Madero just west of Calle Bolívar, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Temple of San Francisco (within shouting distance of this marker); Gante Building (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Temple of San Francisco (within shouting distance of this marker); Sebastián de Aparicio
A marker on indulgences at The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
2. A marker on indulgences at The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús
This marker reads:

En este Templo se penan las Indulgencias de las 40 Horas todos las días.

English translation:
In this temple an indulgence of 40 hours is given every day.
(within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba (within shouting distance of this marker); The Jockey Club (within shouting distance of this marker); The Residence of Agustín Iturbide (within shouting distance of this marker); The House of the Count of San Mateo Valparaiso (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Also see . . .  Saint Philip of Jesus (Felipe de Jesús). The first Mexican-born saint was crucified, together with 25 other missionaries and converts, in Nagasaki, Japan on February 5, 1597. (Submitted on December 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Categories. ArchitectureChurches & Religion
 
The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
3. The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús Marker
The marker is to the left of the temple, opposite the indulgences marker seen here in a small gated entryway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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