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Celaya in Municipality of Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The First Franciscans in Celaya

 
 
The First Franciscans in Celaya Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2017
1. The First Franciscans in Celaya Marker
Inscription.
Memoria
O.F.S.
Se erige esta placa para evocar y mantener vivo el recuerdo de la ininterrumpida presencia de la Orden Franciscana Seglar en esta ciudad de Celaya desde el asentamiento de los primeros colonos el año de 1571. Decreto del 13 de marzo de 1994 para celebrar cada año el 25 agosto nuestra ereccion cononica.
1993 Año Clariano 1994
Celaya Gto. 25 agusto 1994

English translation:
To the Memory of the Secular Franciscan Order
This plaque is erected to evoke and keep alive the memory of the uninterrupted presence of the Secular Franciscan Order in this city of Celaya since the arrival of the first settlers in 1571. The Decree of March 13, 1994 ensures that our canonical erection is celebrated on August 25 each year.
1993 – Clarian Year - 1994
Celaya, Guanajuato, August 25, 1994


 
Erected 1994.
 
Location. 20° 31.301′ N, 100° 48.712′ W. Marker is in Celaya, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Celaya. Marker is on Calle Independencia just north of Calle José María Morelos, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Celaya, Guanajuato 38000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of
The First Franciscans in Celaya Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2017
2. The First Franciscans in Celaya Marker
The marker can be seen here to the left of the northern door to the Temple of the Third Order (Templo de la Tercer Orden).
this marker. Celaya's Water Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of Saint Francis (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Column of Celaya (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of San Francisco - Headquarters of the Patroness of Celaya (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of Celaya (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (about 120 meters away); The Ex-Convent of the Temple of Saint Augustine (about 210 meters away); The Temple of Saint Augustine (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Celaya.
 
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A nearby statue of Pope John Paul II image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2017
3. A nearby statue of Pope John Paul II
This statue of Pope John Paul II is some few meters north of the marker towards the Column of Independence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on November 1, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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