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San Estéban Catarina, Cuscatlán, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Father Alirio Napoleón Macías

 
 
Father Alirio Napoleón Macías Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
1. Father Alirio Napoleón Macías Marker
Inscription.  
Monumento
Padre: Alirio Napoleon Macias
1941-1979
Por el aporte que proporciono a la comunidad cristiana de San Esteban Catarina

Alcalde: Argenio Olmes Carrillo Abarga y su Concejo Municipal · Marcial Antonio Bolaños Rivas · Petrona Alvarado de Carrillo · Pedro Antonio Panameño Garcia · Dolores Antonio Landaverde Rodriguez · Teresa de Jesus Abarca · Luz Marina Alvarado Manzanares · Jose Anselmo Mejia Mendez
04 de agosto de 2010
Escultor: Ricardo Sorto

English translation:
Father Alirio Napoleón Macías
1941-1979
This monument is dedicated to the support that he gave to the Christian community of San Estéban Catarina
Names of Mayor and Town Council
August 4, 2010
Sculptor: Ricardo Sorto

 
Erected 2010 by Alcadía de San Estéban Catarina.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is August 4, 1979.
 
Location. 13° 41.077′ N, 88° 47.347′ W. Marker is in San Estéban
Father Alirio Napoleón Macías Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
2. Father Alirio Napoleón Macías Marker
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Catarina, Cuscatlán. Marker is on Calle Principal Domingo Santos, on the right when traveling west. The marker and monument are on the southeast corner of the central park of San Estéban Catarina. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Estéban Catarina, Cuscatlán 01700, El Salvador. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 19 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Apastepeque (approx. 2.1 kilometers away in San Vicente); History of Cerro de las Pavas (approx. 16.2 kilometers away); History of the Virgin of Fatima in Cerro de las Pavas (approx. 16.2 kilometers away); Expansion of El Salvador's Telephone System (approx. 16.3 kilometers away); History of Ilobasco (approx. 18.6 kilometers away in Cabañas); Father Marino Braspenning (approx. 18.8 kilometers away in Cabañas).
 
Regarding Father Alirio Napoleón Macías. This understated monument commemorates the killing of Father Macías on August 4, 1979. He was one of the 18 Catholic priests murdered in El Salvador between 1972 and 1989. Father Macías was killed by machine gun fire inside the church, near the altar.
The monument and marker were dedicated 31 years after his assassination.
 
Father Alirio Napoleón Macías grave inside of the church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
3. Father Alirio Napoleón Macías grave inside of the church
Presbitero Alirio Napoleon Macias
Q.D.D.G.
10-XI-1941 4-VIII-1979
Infatigable evangelizador, constructor de la comunidad y del templo, abnegado en el servicio hasta caer abatido como los antigous profetas, entre el vestibulo y el altar
El buen pastor da la vida por sus ovejas
Feligreses de San Esteban Catarina

English translation:
Presbyter Alirio Napoleón Macías
In the presence of the Lord
November 10, 1941 - August 4, 1979
Untiring evangelizer, builder of the community and of the church, self-denying in service until he was cut down like the ancient prophets, between the vestibule and the altar.
The good shepherd gives his life for his flock.
Parishioners of San Estéban Catarina
Catholic Church of San Estéban Catarina image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
4. Catholic Church of San Estéban Catarina
Father Macías was assassinated between the altar and the vestibule door to the left. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
5. Father Macías was assassinated between the altar and the vestibule door to the left.
Catholic Church of San Estéban Catarina interior image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
6. Catholic Church of San Estéban Catarina interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 22, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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