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San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Father José María Vilaseca

 
 
Father José María Villaseca Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2015
1. Father José María Villaseca Marker
Inscription.  
Padre Jose Maria Vilaseca
1831-1910
Fundador de Las Congregaciones Josefinas
125 Aniversario
1872-19 de septiembre-1997
“Adelante, Siempre Adelante,
Pues lo Quiere San José”
IPH

English translation:
Father José María Vilaseca
1831-1910
Founder of the Josephine Congregations
125th Anniversary
September 19, 1872-1997
“Go ahead, always ahead,
St. Joseph requests it”
IPH

 
Location. 13° 42.841′ N, 89° 12.895′ W. Marker is in San Salvador. Marker is on Calle San Salvador just from Calle Centroamerica, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Heroes of the War of Legitimate Defense (approx. one kilometer away); 1975 University of El Salvador Massacre (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Plaza Dr. Jorge Arias Gómez (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Monument to the University's Victims and Martyrs (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Dominican Constitutionalist Revolution Square
Father José María Villaseca Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2015
2. Father José María Villaseca Marker
(approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Footprint of Baden Powell (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Mural in Honor of Salvadoran Women (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Francisco Morazán Quezada (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Regarding Father José María Vilaseca. José María Vilaseca was born on January 19, 1831 in Igualada, Spain. He studied in Barcelona, became a priest and was sent to Mexico. Eventually he founded the Josephine Congregations. He worked in Mexico during a time of Liberal, anti-Catholic policies. He died on April 3, 1910 and is buried in Mexico City.
The "IPH" on the marker is an abbreviation from the latin for "Go to Joseph."
 
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Father José María Vilaseca image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2015
3. Father José María Vilaseca
Nearby is the Sagrada Familia Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2015
4. Nearby is the Sagrada Familia Catholic Church
To the left of the church doors is a marker commemorating the Eighth International Symposium on St. Joseph, celebrated in September, 2001 in San Salvador.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 23, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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