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Unidad Educadiva Santa Mariana de Jesús (Ecuador)

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image by Ivan Sache, 11 November 2014


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Overview

Unidad Educadiva Santa Mariana de Jesús is located in Chone Canton (Manabí Province).
The institute, named for St. Mariana of Jesus de Paredes (1618-1645; canonized in 1950 by Pope Pius XII, Ecuador's first and patron saint), was established by the Sisters of Santa Mariana de Jesús, a congregation founded in 1873 by Blessed Mercedes de Jesús Molina y Ayala (1828-1883, aka the Rose of Guayas).
Ivan Sache, 11 November 2014


Flag

The flag of the institute is divided white-pink along the ascending diagonal. White is a symbol of the virtue and purity of St. Mariana of Jesus. Pink is a symbol of the virtue, innocence, joy, and dedication of Blessed Mercedes de Jesús Molina y Ayala, the Rose of Guayas.
Source: http://sites.amarillasinternet.com/santamarianadejesus/nuestros_simbolos.html - Institute's website
Ivan Sache, 11 November 2014