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The Martyrs of "El Despertar"

Los Martires de "El Despertar"

 
 
The Martyrs of El Despertar Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 25, 2015
1. The Martyrs of El Despertar Marker
Inscription.  
Martires de la iglesia salvadoreña.
Fueron asesinados y resucitaron el
20 de enero de 1979.
En "El Despertar"

P. Octavio Ortiz · Angel Morales · Jorge Gomez · David Caballero · Roberto Orellano

English translation:
Martyrs of the Salvadoran church, they were assassinated and reawakened on January 20, 1979 in the "El Despertar" (The Awakening) retreat center.

Father Octavio Ortiz · Angel Morales · Jorge Gomez · David Caballero · Roberto Orellano

 
Location. 13° 42.929′ N, 89° 13.783′ W. Marker is near San Salvador, San Salvador Department. Marker can be reached from Calle La Granjita. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle La Granjita, Colonia San Antonio Abad, San Salvador, San Salvador Department, El Salvador. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thelma Davidson de López (approx. 0.2 kilometers away in San Salvador); Coronel Arturo Castellanos Avenue (approx. 1.5 kilometers away in San Salvador); José de San Martín (approx. 1.6 kilometers away in San Salvador); Father José María Vilaseca
The Martyrs of "El Despertar" Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 25, 2015
2. The Martyrs of "El Despertar" Marker
(approx. 1.6 kilometers away in San Salvador); El Salvador del Mundo (approx. 1.7 kilometers away in San Salvador); Oscar Romero (approx. 1.7 kilometers away in San Salvador); Chilean Nobel Prize Winners (approx. 1.9 kilometers away in San Salvador); Captain General Bernardo O'Higgins (approx. 1.9 kilometers away in San Salvador). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Also see . . .  Father Octavio Ortiz. (Submitted on May 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Reconstructed retreat center "El Despertar" image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 25, 2015
3. Reconstructed retreat center "El Despertar"
The retreat center was mostly destroyed in the attack by an Armed Forces tank that knocked over walls, killing Father Ortiz.
Mural at the entrance of "El Despertar" image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 25, 2015
4. Mural at the entrance of "El Despertar"
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2020. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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