San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
Father José María Vilaseca
Fundador de Las Congregaciones Josefinas
1872-19 de septiembre-1997
“Adelante, Siempre Adelante,
Pues lo Quiere San José”
Founder of the Josephine Congregations
September 19, 1872-1997
“Go ahead, always ahead,
St. Joseph requests it”
Location. 13° 42.841′ N, 89° 12.895′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Marker is on Calle San Salvador just from Calle Centroamerica, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Heroes of the War of Legitimate Defense (approx. one kilometer away); Footprint of Baden Powell (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); The Martyrs of "El Despertar" (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Oscar Romero Thelma Davidson de López (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); El Salvador del Mundo (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); Monument to Memory and Truth (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); Juan Ramon Molina (approx. 1.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
Regarding Father José María Vilaseca. José María Vilaseca was born on January 19, 1831 in Igualada, Spain. He studied in Barcelona, became a priest and was sent to Mexico. Eventually he founded the Josephine Congregations. He worked in Mexico during a time of Liberal, anti-Catholic policies. He died on April 3, 1910 and is buried in Mexico City.
The "IPH" on the marker is an abbreviation from the latin for "Go to Joseph."
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 23, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.