St. John the Baptist Cathedral (El Salvador)

St. John the Baptist Cathedral
Catedral San Juan Bautista
Catedral de Chalatenango.jpg
14°02′29″N 88°56′21″W / 14.04139°N 88.93917°W / 14.04139; -88.93917Coordinates: 14°02′29″N 88°56′21″W / 14.04139°N 88.93917°W / 14.04139; -88.93917
Language(s)Spanish
DenominationRoman Catholic
Architecture
Groundbreaking1848
Completed1893
Administration
DioceseChalatenango
Clergy
Bishop(s)Oswaldo Estéfano Escobar Aguilar, O.C.D.

St. John the Baptist Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral San Juan Bautista), also known as the Chalatenango Cathedral (Catedral de Chalatenango), is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Chalatenango, El Salvador.

History

The cathedral was proceeded by a small temple, built in 1713, located on the same site as the present cathedral.[1] Construction of the current cathedral began in 1848 and it was completed in 1893.[1]

Church service schedule

The following is the schedule of services held at the cathedral:[1]

  • Monday: 7:00 a.m., 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 7:00 a.m., 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 7:00 a.m., 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7:00 a.m., 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m.

References

  1. ^ a b c "Catedral de Chalatenango" [Chalatenango Cathedral]. chalatenango.sv. Chalatenango SV. 3 May 2011. Retrieved 10 November 2021.

External links

  • Catedral San Juan Bautista (in English), by GCatholic
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