Celaya in Municipality of Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Temple of San Francisco - Headquarters of the Patroness of Celaya
Sede de la Patrona de Celaya
En Diciembre de 1577, aproximadamente, D. Martin de Ortega y su esposa Ma. Magdalena de la Cruz, de los primeros fundadores, donaron la imagen de la Purisima Concepcion, traída de España.
En 1774 ante esta Imagen, las Autoridades y Moradores renovaron el juramento de patronato hecho por sus antepasados.
El 12 de octubre de 1909, por gracia de Pio X fue solemnemente coronada por el Arzobispo D. Atenogenes Silva.
Hoy, 12 de octubre de 1970, Celaya en el IV Centenario de su fundación – reafirma su voluntad y jura tener a la Purisima Concepcion, como su única Patrona.
Headquarters of the Patroness of Celaya
In approximately December of 1577, D. Martin de Ortega and his wife María Magdalena de la Cruz, of the first founders, donated the image of the Purísima Concepción (the Most Pure Conception), brought from Spain.
In 1774, before
On October 12, 1909, by the grace of Pope Pius X, the image was solemnly crowned by Archbishop Atenogenes Silva.
Today, October 12, 1970, on the 400th anniversary of its founding, Celaya reaffirms its will and swears to the Purísima Concepción as its true Patroness.
Location. 20° 31.341′ N, 100° 48.712′ W. Marker is in Celaya, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Celaya. Marker can be reached from 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 this marker. The Temple of Saint Francis (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Column of Celaya (within shouting distance of this marker); Celaya's Water Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Franciscans in Celaya (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of Celaya The Ex-Convent of the Temple of Saint Augustine (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Celaya.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 4. submitted on November 17, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.