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San Esteban Catarina, Cuscatlán, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Father Alirio Napoleon Macias

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
1. Father Alirio Napoleon Macias Marker
Inscription.
Monumento
Padre: Alirio Napoleon Macias
1941-1979
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

English translation:
Father Alirio Napoleon Macias
1941-1979
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
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By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
2. Father Alirio Napoleon Macias Marker
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 & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
Father Alirio Napoleon Macias grave inside of the church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
3. Father Alirio Napoleon Macias grave inside of the church
Presbitero Alirio Napoleon Macias
Q.D.D.G.
10-XI-1941 4-VIII-1979
Infatigable evangelizador, constructor de la comunidad y del templo, abnegado en el servicio hasta caer abatido como los antigous profetas, entre el vestibulo y el altar
El buen pastor da la vida por sus ovejas
Feligreses de San Esteban Catarina

English translation:
Presbyter Alirio Napoleon Macias
In the presence of the Lord
November 10, 1941 - August 4, 1979
Untiring evangelizer, builder of the community and of the church, self-denying in service until he was cut down like the ancient prophets, between the vestibule and the altar.
The good shepherd gives his life for his flock.
Parishioners of San Esteban Catarina
Catholic Church of San Esteban Catarina image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
4. Catholic Church of San Esteban Catarina
Father Macias was assassinated between the altar and the vestibule door to the left. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
5. Father Macias was assassinated between the altar and the vestibule door to the left.
Catholic Church of San Esteban Catarina interior image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
6. Catholic Church of San Esteban Catarina interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 22, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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