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Santiago de Querétaro in Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

Our Lady of Montserrat

 
 
Our Lady of Montserrat Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 11, 2021
1. Our Lady of Montserrat Marker
Inscription.  


Nuestra Señora de Montserrat
Sierra rocosa cortada en puntas como por una sierra, de ahí viene su nombre montaña-aserrada. Hacia el siglo IX se edifico un monasterio benedictino y un santurario dedicado a una virgen hallada en los montes y que la gente pronto venero porque hacia muchos milagros. Se le llamo Nuestra Señora de Montserrat puesto que allí se había encontrado.

Una sierra entre los picos de una montaña es el emblema del santuario cuidado por una comunidad de monjes benedictinos. Su abadia es muy famosa por ser un foco de religiosidad mariana popular y de cultura.

La Virgen de Montserrat es patrona Cataluña (Barcelona) cuya fiesta se celebra el 27 de abril

English translation:
Our Lady of Montserrat
Her name comes from a rocky mountain range cut into as if by a saw, hence its name, ‘mountain-sawn.’ As early as the ninth century a Benedictine monastery and sanctuary was built and dedicated to the image of a virgin found in the mountains. People soon began to venerate the virgin due to her many miracles. She was called Our Lady of Montserrat since she
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had been found there.

A saw between the peaks of a mountain is the emblem of the sanctuary cared for by a community of Benedictine monks. Its abbey is very famous for being a center of popular Marian religiosity and culture.

The Virgin of Montserrat is the patron saint of Catalonia (Barcelona) whose feast day is celebrated on April 27.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant month for this entry is April.
 
Location. 20° 35.598′ N, 100° 22.233′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro. Marker is at the intersection of Del Seminario and Tabaqueros, on the left when traveling west on Del Seminario. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro QUE 76050, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. James the Pilgrim (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The Ahuehuete of the Querétaro River (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); The Aqueduct of Querétaro (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (approx. one kilometer away); Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra (approx. one kilometer away); Epigmenio González (approx. one kilometer away); Ignacio Pérez (approx. one kilometer away); Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana (approx. one kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Also see . . .  Virgin of Montserrat at Wikipedia
Our Lady of Montserrat Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 11, 2021
2. Our Lady of Montserrat Marker
The marker is above the blue vehicle in this view of the eastern elevation of the Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Perpétuo Socorro (Parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help).
. (Submitted on September 22, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
 
A nearby replica of Our Lady of Montserrat image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 11, 2021
3. A nearby replica of Our Lady of Montserrat
Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Perpétuo Socorro image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 11, 2021
4. Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Perpétuo Socorro
This view is of the main entrance to the Parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
An interior view of the Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Perpétuo Socorro image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 11, 2021
5. An interior view of the Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Perpétuo Socorro
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 22, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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