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The Martyrs of “El Despertar”

Los Martires de “El Despertar”

 
 
The Martyrs of El Despertar Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 25, 2015
1. The Martyrs of El Despertar Marker
Inscription.
Martires de la iglesia salvadoreña.
Fueron asesinados y resucitaron el
20 de enero de 1979.
En "El Despertar"

P. Octavio Ortiz · Angel Morales · Jorge Gomez · David Caballero · Roberto Orellano

English translation:
Martyrs of the Salvadoran church, they were assassinated and reawakened on January 20, 1979 in the "El Despertar" (The Awakening) retreat center.

Father Octavio Ortiz · Angel Morales · Jorge Gomez · David Caballero · Roberto Orellano

 
Location. 13° 42.929′ N, 89° 13.783′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle La Granjita, Colonia San Antonio Abad, San Salvador, El Salvador.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thelma Davidson de López (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Eduardo Luis Duhalde (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); José San Martín (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Father José María Vilaseca (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); El Salvador del Mundo (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Oscar Romero (approx. 1.7 kilometers away);
The Martyrs of "El Despertar" Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 25, 2015
2. The Martyrs of "El Despertar" Marker
Chilean Nobel Prize Winners (approx. 1.9 kilometers away); Captain General Bernardo O'Higgins (approx. 1.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Also see . . .  Father Octavio Ortiz. (Submitted on May 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Reconstructed retreat center "El Despertar" image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 25, 2015
3. Reconstructed retreat center "El Despertar"
The retreat center was mostly destroyed in the attack by an Armed Forces tank that knocked over walls, killing Father Ortiz.
Mural at the entrance of "El Despertar" image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 25, 2015
4. Mural at the entrance of "El Despertar"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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