San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
Father José María Vilaseca
Fundador de Las Congregaciones Josefinas
1872-19 de septiembre-1997
“Adelante, Siempre Adelante,
Pues lo Quiere San José”
Founder of the Josephine Congregations
September 19, 1872-1997
“Go ahead, always ahead,
St. Joseph requests it”
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion. A significant day of the year for for this entry is September 19.
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 MartyrsDominican Constitutionalist Revolution Square (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."
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 23, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.