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San Juan de Lagos in Municipality of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, Mexico — The Pacific Coast (and Central Highlands)
 

Pope John Paul II's Visit to San Juan de Lagos

 
 
Pope John Paul II's Visit to San Juan de Lagos Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 5, 2018
1. Pope John Paul II's Visit to San Juan de Lagos Marker
Inscription.
Homenaje de gratitud
que San Juan de los Lagos
dedica al “Peregrino de Paz”
S.S. Juan Pablo II
en el vigésimo aniversario de su visita
a esta “tierra de mártires”
1990 – 8 de mayo - 2010

Excmo. Sr. Ob. D Felipe Salazar Villagrana

Su Santidad Juan Pablo II

Excmo. Sr. Ob. D J. Trinidad Sepulveda Ruiz-Velasco

English translation:
A tribute of thanks from San Juan de los Lagos
dedicated to the “Pilgrim of Peace”
His Holiness John Paul II
on the 20th anniversary of his visit to this “land of martyrs”
1990 – May 8 - 2010

Most Excellent Bishop Felipe Salazar Villagrana

His Holiness John Paul II

Most Excellent Bishop J. Trinidad Sepulveda Ruiz-Velasco

 
Erected 2010.
 
Location. 21° 14.736′ N, 102° 20.054′ W. Marker is in San Juan de Lagos, Jalisco, in Municipality of San Juan de los Lagos. Marker is on Calle Luis Moreno just east of Calle Vicente Guerrero, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker and statue are north of the Cathedral Basilica of San Juan de los Lagos. Marker is in this post office area: San Juan de Lagos, Jalisco 47000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers.
Pope John Paul II's Visit to San Juan de Lagos Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 5, 2018
2. Pope John Paul II's Visit to San Juan de Lagos Marker and Statue
The additional dedicatory markers are on the other sides of the statue's base.
At least 8 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cathedral Basilica of San Juan de los Lagos (within shouting distance of this marker); Mesón de la Virgen (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Temple of the Third Order (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Chapel of the First Miracle (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Temple of the Blood of Christ (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Sanctuary of Saint Pedro Esqueda (approx. one kilometer away); Pope John Paul II's Visit to Jalostotitlán (approx. 16.3 kilometers away); Alfredo R. Placencia (approx. 16.4 kilometers away).
 
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Statue of Pope John Paul II image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 5, 2018
3. Statue of Pope John Paul II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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