The Basilica of Our Lady of Mercy, a book of stories
The Basilica of Our Lady of Mercy is in Reconquista 207. The current building is third built and, as it says his plate in the atrium was erected in 1727. In addition, in 1850 it became a temple and in 1927 elevated to Basilica.
María Josefa González Casero, a member of a distinguished family from Buenos Aires, married Domingo Belgrano Peri on 4 March. November 1757 in this Church. They were Manuel Belgrano‘s parents. Therefore, in 1812, he consecrated to Nuestra Señora de la Merced three trophies taken from the Spaniards at the Battle of Tucumán. A long time later in his frontispiece, the architect Buschiazo immortalized him.
“ The Fatherland can boast of the victory that they have obtained their weapons on the 24th of this day, the day of Our Señora de la Merced, under whose protection we put ourselves” Manuel Belgrano
During the English Invasions of 1806 it was occupied by defense troops from Buenos Aires and from the atrium, Santiago de Liniers directed the attack on the Plaza Mayor. Its cloisters were set up for “Blood Hospital”.
In 1809 Bernardino Rivadavia ‘s marriage to Juana del Pino was blessed.
In 1810, the conventual of San Ramón Nonato played an outstanding role in the events that preceded the constitution of the First Patriotic Government. They supported the position of the Creoles, led by Cornelius Saavedra, to depose the Viceroy, Rafael de Sobremonte. Subsequently, they served as chaplains of the military expeditions that the Junta sent to the interior after the events of May.
The Liberator of America, then Lieutenant Colonel José de San Martín, married María de los Remedios of Climbing. The celebration was presided over by the priest Luis Chorroarin. It happened on September 12, 1812. The witnesses were Carlos de Alvear and his wife María del Carmen Quintanilla.
The son of Napoleon and Our Lady of Mercy
On May 9, 1847, Alejandro Florián Colonna Walewice-Walewski arrived at the port of Buenos Aires . Son of Napoleon I and Maria Waleska. He was accompanied by a convoy and his wife Maria Ana di Ricci, who was pregnant. Its goal was to solve the problem of
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Autor de Fragmentaria Buenos Aires (ISBN: 978-987-1960-67-2) Libro de cuentos, relatos breves y fragmentos que tienen como eje central a la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Publicado y con venta en Librerías.
El XIII Congreso Internacional de Turismo Religioso y Sustentable realizado en San Jose de Chiquitos, Bolivia 2017.
11º Encuentro Argentino de Turismo Religioso, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2018
En el primer Congreso de Gestion e Innovación Hotelero Gastronómico, Villa Gesell Buenos Aires, Argentina 2018
En el primer Congreso Latinoamericano de Turismo Religioso y Destinos Emergentes, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana -2019
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