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Father José María Vilaseca

 
 
Father José María Villaseca Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2015
1. Father José María Villaseca Marker
Inscription.
Padre Jose Maria Vilaseca
1831-1910
Fundador de Las Congregaciones Josefinas
125 Aniversario
1872-19 de septiembre-1997
“Adelante, Siempre Adelante,
Pues lo Quiere San José”
IPH

English translation:
Father José María Vilaseca
1831-1910
Founder of the Josephine Congregations
125th Anniversary
September 19, 1872-1997
“Go ahead, always ahead,
St. Joseph requests it”
IPH

 
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 (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); 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.
Father José María Villaseca Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2015
2. Father José María Villaseca Marker
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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Father José María Vilaseca image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2015
3. Father José María Vilaseca
Nearby is the Sagrada Familia Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2015
4. Nearby is the Sagrada Familia Catholic Church
To the left of the church doors is a marker commemorating the Eighth International Symposium on St. Joseph, celebrated in September, 2001 in San Salvador.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 23, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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