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Cadereyta in Municipality of Cadereyta de Montes, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul

Cadereyta de Montes - Pueblo Mágico

 
 
The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2017
1. The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul Marker
Inscription.
Templo de San Pedro y San Pablo
Se inicia su construcción en 1725 por la orden de los Frailes Menores Franciscanos. El altar principal se termina en 1731, su retablo barroco es obra del maestro escultor Pedro de Rojas y data de 1752, es un ejemplo notorio del estilo churrigueresco en Querétaro. La torre se construye en 1756 y en 1802 la fachada neoclásica. En 1910 se coloca el reloj.

English:
Temple of Saints Peter and Paul
Its construction began in 1725 by order of Franciscans Minor Friars. Its main altar was finished in 1731, its baroque altar piece was made in 1752 by the master sculptor Pedro de Rojas it is a notorious example of Churrígueresque style in Querétaro. The tower was built in 1756 and in 1802 the neoclassical facade. In 1910 the clock is placed.

 
Erected by Municipio de Cadereyta.
 
Location. 20° 41.664′ N, 99° 48.843′ W. Marker is in Cadereyta, Querétaro, in Municipality of Cadereyta de Montes. Marker is on Calle Allende just east of Calle Melchor Ocampo, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cadereyta, Querétaro 76500, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Friar Pablo de Betancur
The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2017
2. The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul Marker
The marker is to the right of the main entrance to the temple.
(a few steps from this marker); The Temple of the Holy Solitude (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of the Holy Ladder (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple of the Most Pure Conception (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Lope Díez de Aux de Armendáriz (about 240 meters away); The Temple of Our Lady of Refuge (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Cadereyta’s Water Reservoir (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Monument to Ezequiel Montes (1820-1883) (approx. 1.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cadereyta.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made Features
 
The altar piece of the Temple of Saints Peter and Paul image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2017
3. The altar piece of the Temple of Saints Peter and Paul
"...its baroque altar piece was made in 1752 by the master sculptor Pedro de Rojas it is a notorious example of Churrígueresque style in Querétaro."
The dome of the Temple of Saints Peter and Paul image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2017
4. The dome of the Temple of Saints Peter and Paul
An interior view of The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2017
5. An interior view of The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul
An enigmatic inscription to the left of The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2017
6. An enigmatic inscription to the left of The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul Marker
Part of the inscription may include "1731", the year that the marker mentions as when the main altar was completed.
An additional marker on The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2017
7. An additional marker on The Temple of Saints Peter and Paul
This additional inscription is to the left of the main entrance to the temple. It is in latin and fairly hard to read, but probably refers to 1979 maintenance work on the temple. It reads:

Fidelis Cadereytensis populus
hoc parochiale templum
Petri apostolorum principis
Pauli Gentium apostoli
post CLXXIV ann
adhellattone erectum
ipse perfecit decoravit
Ann Dom. MDCCCV
animarum custodi
Gregorio Gonzalez

English translation:
The faithful people of this parish temple of Cadereyta of Paul the Apostle and Peter the Prince, after 174 years, perfected and decorated what was built in the Year of Our Lord 1805
Prayers of souls to keep Gregorio González
An additional marker on the northern face of the Temple of Saints Peter and Paul image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 12, 2018
8. An additional marker on the northern face of the Temple of Saints Peter and Paul

Remozamiento atrio y plaza
Gob. del Estado
H. Ayuntamiento
70_73
Sep. 5/73

English translation:
Renovation of the atrium and plaza
State Government
Honorable City Council
1970-1973
September 5, 1973
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 23, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   7. submitted on September 27, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   8. submitted on May 13, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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