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Bishop Alfonso Gallegos

 
 
Bishop Alfonso Gallegos Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 3, 2019
1. Bishop Alfonso Gallegos Marker
Inscription.  

The Most Reverend Alfonso Gallegos, O.A.R., D.D.
Titular Bishop of Sasabe, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento
Feb. 20, 1931 – Oct. 6, 1991
“Love one another”

May 24, 1958 – Ordained priest for the Order of The Augustinian Recollects.

Nov. 4, 1981 – Ordained First Hispanic Bishop of Sacramento.

Always – A strong advocate for education, friend of the poor, a voice for the children and loving shepherd to all.

Spanish:
El Excelentísimo Sr. Alfonso Gallegos, O.A.R., D.D.
Obispo Titular de Sasabe, Obispo Auxiliar de la Diócesis de Sacramento
Feb. 20, 1931 – Oct. 6, 1991
“Ámense unos a los otros”

Mayo 4, 1958 – Fue ordenado sacerdote en la Orden de los Agustinos Recoletos.

Nov. 4, 1981 – Fue ordenado Primer Obispo Hispano de Sacramento.

Siempre - Un fuerte abogado para la educación, amigo de los pobres, la voz para los niños y un amante pastor para todos.

Dedicated, Feb. 23, 1997
Executive Committee for Bishop Gallegos
Bishop Alfonso Gallegos Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 3, 2019
2. Bishop Alfonso Gallegos Statue and Marker
The base of the statue includes the names of additional donors to the monument project.
Memorial
 
Erected 1997 by Executive Committee for Bishop Gallegos Memorial.
 
Location. 38° 34.712′ N, 121° 29.563′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on 11th Street north of Kayak Alley, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1115 11th Street, Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pinus Pinea (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tony's Corner (about 500 feet away); Sisters of Mercy (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Sisters of Mercy (about 600 feet away); Pioneer Camellia Grove (about 700 feet away); California State Capitol (about 800 feet away); Civil War Memorial Plaque (about 800 feet away); Thomas Starr King (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
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Bishop Alfonso Gallegos statue sculptor's mark image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 3, 2019
3. Bishop Alfonso Gallegos statue sculptor's mark
Sculptor John Houser © ‘97
Asst. Sculptor Ethan Houser
The nearby Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 3, 2019
4. The nearby Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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