Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri Historical

Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri Historical (HM1UUS)

Location: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000 Santiago de Querétaro
Country: Mexico

N 20° 35.462', W 100° 23.796'

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Antiguo Oratorio de San Felipe NeriCatedral de Queretaro
A iniciativa de padre Martín de San Cayetano y Jorganes, se autorizó la construcción del Oratorio de San Felipe Neri, por decreto del Papa Clemente XIII, expedido el 16 de mayo de 1760. A su muerte, asumió el compromiso el padre Marcos Ortega, quien hizo fabricar una capilla pequeña y casa en 1763.El nuevo edificio del Templo se inició en 1786, concluyendo hasta 1805, fecha en que el cura de Dolores, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla lo bendijo. La obra se hizo a expensas de los benefactores, Melchor de Noriega y Cobielles y Cornelia Codallos. Se consagró como Catedral en 1931, siendo Obispo de Querétaro Francisco Banegas Galván.English:
Old Oratory of San Felipe NeriCathedral of Queretaro
At the urging of Padre Martin de San Cayetano y Jorganes, the construction of the Oratory of San Felipe Neri, was carried out on the decree of Pope Clement XIII, May 16, 1760. At his death, the obligation was assumed by Father Marcos Ortega who built a small chapel and a house in 1763.The new church building was begun in 1786 and completed in 1805 when the parish priest of Dolores, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, blessed it. The work was funded by Melchor de Noriega y Cobielles and Cornelia Codallos. It was consecrated as a Cathedral in 1931 when Francisco Banegas Galvan was Bishop of Queretaro.
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Date Added Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 354450 N 2277511
Decimal Degrees20.59103333, -100.39660000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 20° 35.462', W 100° 23.796'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds20° 35' 27.7200" N, 100° 23' 47.7600" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 74 Calle Francisco I. Madero, Santiago de Querétaro Querétaro 76000, MX
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