The great crucifix of Mission Santa Clara

Spanish Franciscan Father Magin Catala is buried at the foot of the cross

California Catholic Daily exclusive by Michael Walker: No pilgrimage to Mission Santa Clara is complete without paying compulsory homage before the altar of the great Crucifix, which never fails to inspire compunction with its Spanish grotesque stateliness. Jesus gazes down upon the devotee with a piteous expression. His skin is blanched by loss of blood, which runs in black … [Read more...]

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