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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Martyrs’ Grove

 
 
Martyrs' Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 27, 2018
1. Martyrs' Grove Marker
Inscription.  

What does it mean to be a Jesuit today?
To commit yourself under the standard of the Cross
to the crucial struggle of our time,
the struggle for faith and the struggle for justice
which that same faith demands.
G. C. 32

Juan Ramós Moreno Pardo, S.J.
Ignacio Ellacuría, S.J.
Joaquín López y López, S.J.
Amando López Quintana, S.J.
Ignacio Martín-Baró, S.J.
Segundo Montes Mozo, S.J.
Elba Julia Ramos
Celina Maricet Ramos

MARTYRED
November 16, 1989
University of Central America, El Salvador

Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
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MARTYRS' GROVE
Gift of
The Scranton Jesuit Community
November 16, 2000


 
Erected 2000 by The Scranton Jesuit Community and the University of Scranton.
 
Location. 41° 24.365′ N, 75° 39.547′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Touch for map. Marker and Martyrs'
Martyrs' Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 27, 2018
2. Martyrs' Grove Marker
The former Joseph Scranton estate, now university admissions, in background
Grove are located between the former Scranton Estate and Campion Hall, on the University of Scranton campus. Marker is in this post office area: Scranton PA 18510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William W. Scranton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George H. Catlin Memorial House (about 300 feet away); St. Thomas College "Old Main" Cornerstone (about 600 feet away); The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company (about 700 feet away); Catherine Manley Coffey (about 700 feet away); Inigo Becomes St. Ignatius - 1491-1556 (about 700 feet away); The Honorable George W. Bush (approx. 0.2 miles away); Houlihan - McLean Center (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .
1. 1989 El Salvador Martyr Biographies. (Submitted on January 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Six Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador. (Submitted on January 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Marker Beneath Crucifix in the Martyrs' Grove image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 27, 2018
3. Marker Beneath Crucifix in the Martyrs' Grove
Sacred to the member of deceased
Alumni and Alumnae of the University
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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