In a July 2 column, he reflected there is a fittingness to celebrating the memorial of St. Junípero Serra three days before Independence Day.
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A series of augmentations and upgrades beautify and preserve the historic Mission Buenaventura.
The Carmel Mission, established in 1773, was the second of the nine missions founded by Saint Junipero Serra.
While St. Junípero Serra is widely known as California’s greatest missionary, his successor, Padre Fermín de Lasuén, is largely unknown.
From the Mystery of the Cross to the Mystery of the Padres’ Gold, Chuck Bodnar became the keeper of San Juan Capistrano’s hidden and still-unsolved secrets.
Father Mut served as pastor of Mission San Juan Capistrano from 1866-1886.
Facts about six missions along the California coast: Santa Inés, San Rafael Arcángel, San Miguel, Santa Barbara, San Juan Capistrano and San Juan Bautista.
Initiative to visit all 21 Catholic missions in the state hopes to reignite importance of faith’s place in society.
Established in 1976, the California diocese celebrates multicultural heritage and rapidly expanding young-adult community in a tourist hotspot.
Visit Missions Founded by the Soon-to-Be Canonized Missionary on His Feast Day