Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
The Temple of San Francisco - Headquarters of the Patroness of Celaya
Sede de la Patrona de Celaya
En Diciembre de 1577, aproximadamente, D. Martin de Ortega y su esposa Ma. Magdalena de la Cruz, de los primeros fundadores, donaron la imagen de la Purisima Concepcion, traída de España.
En 1774 ante esta Imagen, las Autoridades y Moradores renovaron el juramento de patronato hecho por sus antepasados.
El 12 de octubre de 1909, por gracia de Pio X fue solemnemente coronada por el Arzobispo D. Atenogenes Silva.
Hoy, 12 de octubre de 1970, Celaya en el IV Centenario de su fundación – reafirma su voluntad y jura tener a la Purisima Concepcion, como su única Patrona.
Headquarters of the Patroness of Celaya
In approximately December of 1577, D.
In 1774, before this Image, the authorities and townspeople renewed the oath of patronage made by their ancestors.
On October 12, 1909, by the grace of Pope Pius X, the image was solemnly crowned by Archbishop Atenogenes Silva.
Today, October 12, 1970, on the 400th anniversary of its founding, Celaya reaffirms its will and swears to the Purísima Concepción as its true Patroness.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is October 12, 1570.
Location. 20° 31.341′ N, 100° 48.712′ W. Marker is in Celaya, Guanajuato. Marker can be reached from Calle Independencia just north of Calle José María Morelos, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Celaya GTO 38000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Temple of Saint Francis (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Column of Celaya (within shouting distance of this marker); Celaya's Water Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Hidalgo y CostillaThe First Franciscans in Celaya (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of Celaya (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Ex-Convent of the Temple of Saint Augustine (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Celaya.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 4. submitted on November 17, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.