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Oxon Hill in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Saint Lorenzo Ruiz

First Filipino Saint

 

—St. Columba Church —

 
Saint Lorenzo Ruiz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 6, 2011
1. Saint Lorenzo Ruiz Marker
Inscription.
Saint Lorenzo Ruiz
First Filipino Saint

Born: Binondo, Manila, Philippines, 1600[?]
Died for the Faith: Nagasaki, Japan, 1637
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Spirit of the Living God Charismatic Community,
Filipino Ministry and St. Columba Parish.
Dedicated, November 1, 2003
Solemnity of All Saints
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“I shall die for God,
And for Him I will give many thousands of lives
if I had them.”

 
Erected 2003 by Filipino Ministry and St. Columba Parish.
 
Location. 38° 47.005′ N, 76° 59.446′ W. Marker is in Oxon Hill, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on St. Columba Church west parking lot drive south of Livingston Road. Touch for map. Marker is beneath the icon, south of the St. Ann Court on the west exterior of St. Columba RC Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7804 Livingston Road, Oxon Hill MD 20745, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Monica (within shouting distance of this marker); Front Door to Maryland History (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. John H. Bayne of Salubria “Prince of Horticulture” (approx. 0.9 miles
Saint Lorenzo Ruiz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 6, 2011
2. Saint Lorenzo Ruiz Marker
away); Emancipation in Maryland (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. John H. Bayne: A Leader In His Community (approx. 0.9 miles away); Slavery in the Potomac Valley (approx. 0.9 miles away); Salubria Changed the Future of the Potomac Valley (approx. one mile away); Judah and Resistance (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxon Hill.
 
Also see . . .
1. San Lorenzo de Manila. (Submitted on March 6, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Catholic On Line: Saint Lorenzo Ruiz. (Submitted on March 6, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. San Lorenzo de Manila; Christian martyrs; Roman Catholicism; Filipino Americans; Oxon Hill-Fort Washington, Maryland.
 
Categories. Asian AmericansChurches & ReligionHeroes
 
Marker and icon of Saint Lorenzo at St. Columba Church, Oxon Hill, MD image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 6, 2011
3. Marker and icon of Saint Lorenzo at St. Columba Church, Oxon Hill, MD
- St. Ann's Court and west entrance to narthex at left.
Saint Columba Church, Oxon Hill, Maryland image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 6, 2011
4. Saint Columba Church, Oxon Hill, Maryland
- view from Livingston Rd.
Saint Lorenzo Ruiz Label image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 14, 2018
5. Saint Lorenzo Ruiz Label
Saint Lorenzo Ruiz image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 14, 2018
6. Saint Lorenzo Ruiz
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,131 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 6, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   5, 6. submitted on April 15, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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