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Chichimequillas in Municipality of El Marqués, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Parish of Saint Philip of Jesus

 
 
The Parish of Saint Philip of Jesus Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 4, 2018
1. The Parish of Saint Philip of Jesus Marker
Inscription.
Parroquia de
San Felipe de Jesus
Las comunidades en coordinacion con su Parroco Manuel Paniagua Villaseñor El Presidente Municipal Martin Ruben Galicia Medina y el Comite Organizador reconocen a su santo patrono con amor en el
XLVIII Aniversario
de la fundación de la parroquia y
Bendicido por el Obispo Monseñor
Mario de Gasperin Gasperin 5 de febrero 2011
devela el Obispo
Monseñor Faustino Armendariz Jimenez
Comité Organizador 2008-2011
Jose Raul Moreno Z. Miguel Ramirez R.Lazaro Castañon P.
Adolfo Escobar C. Angel Munguia S. Alberto Vazquez G.
Mauro Guadalupe Ibarra R. Jose Piedad Dominguez
Chichimequillas El Marquez Qro. Agosto 2011


English translation:
The Parish of Saint Philip of Jesus
The communities, in coordination with their parish priest Manuel Paniagua Villaseñor, Municipal President Martín Rubén Galicia Medina and the Organizing Committee recognize their patron saint with love on the
48th Anniversary of the founding of the parish.

Blessed by the Monsignor Bishop Mario de Gasperin Gasperin, February 5, 2011
and unveiled by the Monsignor Bishop Faustino Armendariz Jiménez
Organizing Committee 2008-2011
Names of the committee members
Chichimequillas, El Marqués, Querétaro,
The Parish of Saint Philip of Jesus Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 4, 2018
2. The Parish of Saint Philip of Jesus Marker
Note the statue of Saint Philip of Jesus holding spears, alluding to his death by crucifixion in Japan. In the background is the parish church.
August 2011

 
Erected 2011.
 
Location. 20° 45.958′ N, 100° 20.083′ W. Marker is in Chichimequillas, Querétaro, in Municipality of El Marqués. Marker is on Calle Gerónimo Luna just north of Calle Ing. J. Luis Aragón Chávez, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chichimequillas, Querétaro 76250, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Royal Inland Road near Chichimequillas (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (approx. 12 kilometers away); The History of Santa Rosa Jáuregui (approx. 12 kilometers away); Timoteo Fernández de Jáuregui (approx. 12 kilometers away); The President Juárez Walkway and Founding of Santa Rosa Jáuregui (approx. 12.1 kilometers away); La Griega (approx. 14.8 kilometers away); Emiliano Zapata (approx. 15 kilometers away); The "El Capulín" Reservoir (approx. 17 kilometers away).
 
Regarding The Parish of Saint Philip of Jesus. Saint Philip of Jesus was a Franciscan martyr in Japan. A Spaniard born in Mexico City, he entered the Franciscan Order at Puebla but then departed the in 1589 to journey to the Philippines as a trader. In 1590, he repented and returned to the Franciscan fold. His superiors
Saint Philip of Jesus statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 4, 2018
3. Saint Philip of Jesus statue
Saint Philip of Jesus was the first Catholic saint from Mexico.
commanded him to sail back to Mexico to be ordained as a priest and, while on the way, his ship was caught in a storm and driven into the waters of Japan. Landing in 1596, he was soon arrested and, with St. Peter Baptist and 24 others, was put to death by crucifixion at Nagasaki. He was canonized in 1862. www.catholic.org
 
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A traditional dance during Saint Philip of Jesus' feast day image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 4, 2018
4. A traditional dance during Saint Philip of Jesus' feast day
An additional marker at The Parish Church of Saint Philip of Jesus image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 4, 2018
5. An additional marker at The Parish Church of Saint Philip of Jesus
This additional dedicatory marker to the left of the church's entrance describes the construction of the bell tower and lighting installed in 2008. It reads:

Siendo Obispo DN. Mario DE Gasperin G.
Parroco DN. Manuel Paniagua
Presidente Municipal Enrique Vega C
Coordinador de obra Zenón Rubio E
Equipo de liturgia y Comunidad en Gral.
Construyeron el campanario, plafon E iluminación
Parroquia de san Felipe de Jesus Chichimequillas 2008-2009
An additional marker at The Parish Church of Saint Philip of Jesus image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 4, 2018
6. An additional marker at The Parish Church of Saint Philip of Jesus
This marker is along a corridor to the rear of the church. It describes the 15th anniversary of the "Passion of Jesus Christ", most likely a local Easter celebration. It reads:

XV Aniversario de la
Pasion de Jesucristo.
En Chichimequillas.
1974-1989.
An additional marker at The Parish Church of Saint Philip of Jesus image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 4, 2018
7. An additional marker at The Parish Church of Saint Philip of Jesus
This additional marker is to the left of the entrance inside of the church. It describes the church's construction in 1960 and its elevation to Parish in 1963. It reads:

Después de colocar la 1ª piedra el Excmo. Y
Rvmo. Sr. Obpo. Dr. D. Alfonso Toriz Cobián el 19 V 1960
encargó edificar este templo en honor de Ntra. Madre
y Reina Santa María de Guadalupe. Al Sr. Pbro.
Felipe Ros Alatorre quien con ayuda principal de
los humildes y menesterosos adquirió Sagrario, Ornamentos,
Candeleros, Campanas y se terminó el
12 IV 1962. Este templo se elevó a Iglesia Parroquial,
y al mismo Sr. Pbro. le tocó la distinción de ser
el primer párroco el 16 VIII 1963.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5, 6, 7. submitted on February 13, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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