San Esteban Catarina, Cuscatlán, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
Father Alirio Napoleon Macias
Padre: Alirio Napoleon Macias
Por el aporte que proporciono a la comunidad cristiana de San Esteban Catarina
Alcalde: Argenio Olmes Carrillo Abarga y su Concejo Municipal · Marcial Antonio Bolaños Rivas · Petrona Alvarado de Carrillo · Pedro Antonio Panameño Garcia · Dolores Antonio Landaverde Rodriguez · Teresa de Jesus Abarca · Luz Marina Alvarado Manzanares · Jose Anselmo Mejia Mendez
04 de agosto de 2010
Escultor: Ricardo Sorto
This monument is dedicated to the support that he gave to the Christian community of San Esteban Catarina
Names of Mayor and Town Council
August 4, 2010
Sculptor: Ricardo Sorto
Erected 2010 by Alcadía de San Esteban Catarina.
Location. 13° 41.077′ N, 88° 47.347′ W. Marker is in San Esteban Catarina, Cuscatlán. Marker is on Calle Principal Domingo Santos, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker and monument are on the SE corner of the central park of San Esteban Catarina.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Apastepeque (approx. 2.1 kilometers away in San Vicente); History of Cerro de las Pavas (approx. 16.2 kilometers away); History of the Virgin of Fatima in Cerro de las Pavas (approx. 16.2 kilometers away); Expansion of El Salvador's Telephone System (approx. 16.3 kilometers away).
Regarding Father Alirio Napoleon Macias. This understated monument commemorates the killing of Father Macias on August 4, 1979. He was one of the 18 Catholic priests murdered in El Salvador between 1972 and 1989. Father Macias was killed by machine gun fire inside the church, near the altar.
The monument and marker were dedicated 31 years after his assassination.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 345 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 22, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.