Junipero Serra

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Spanish missionary who founded Franciscan missions in California (1713-1784)

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The Mission Trail will be specially designed to educate the general public, as well as fourth grade students on special field trips, about the skill, foresight, and determination of Father Junipero Serra, founder of the California Missions, and how he helped to connect and unite communities along the El Camino Real," said Edward J.
The county's history began 235 years ago with the founding of the San Gabriel Mission by Father Junipero Serra.
The area's rugged beauty has lured travelers since the 1770s, when Spanish explorers landed and Father Junipero Serra founded the Carmel mission, San Carlos Borrom[acute{e}]o de Carmelo.
It was faith and evangelical fervor that sent Father Junipero Serra and his fellow Franciscans along El Camino Real.
Other questions cover Father Junipero Serra, the purpose of the mission bells and funding.
Since then, Mission San Juan Capistrano - founded by Father Junipero Serra in 1776 - has been numbered among the loveliest ruins in the world.
According to local history, Father Junipero Serra, the great evangelizer of California, erected the cross in 1782 to celebrate the creation of his ninth and final mission in California - the Mission of San Buenaventura.
The most eloquent piece is the sarcophagus for Father Junipero Serra at the mission in Carmel, California.
An Uncommon Mission: Father Jerome Tupa Paints the California Missions'' is the product of a Benedictine monk's quest to visit and capture each of the 21 religious landmarks from San Francisco to San Diego, following the 18th-century route of Father Junipero Serra in reverse.
Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmelo was a favorite of founding father Junipero Serra, who is buried here.
Ameil, a former Olympic Committee fund-raiser, said he was called to save the missions while contemplating an icon of mission founder Father Junipero Serra at Mission Dolores in San Francisco.
Yes, Carmel had religious beginnings: Father Junipero Serra established Mission San Carlos Borromeo on the north bank of the Rio Carmelo in 1770, and is buried here.
He has been an active supporter of Sacred Heart Church and Father Junipero Serra Church, Paraclete High School and the Desert Haven Training Center for Disabled Citizens.
Culture Clash began developing more ambitious pieces such as ``The Mission'' (1990), whose definitive moment is a sequence in which Father Junipero Serra literally beats religion into some hapless Indians.
He said that the Simi road was probably not recognized as a major route between the missions because it was not the one used by Gaspar de Portola and Father Junipero Serra as they traveled the land looking for potential mission sites.