Junipero Serra

Philadelphia priest spends sabbatical at California Missions
Father Matthew Guckin follows in the footsteps of St. Junipero Serra, his favorite American saint

St. Paul in the first century AD evangelized the Romans, Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians and Thessalonians. Coming forward to the 18th century, St. Junipero Serra (1713-1784) evangelized the Kumayaay, Payomkawichan, Tongva, Chumash, Tepothahl, Esselen, Ohlone and Miwak, all

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Philadelphia priest spends sabbatical at California Missions
Father Matthew Guckin follows in the footsteps of St. Junipero Serra, his favorite American saint
2019-09-10T08:32:20-07:00

Another statue of St. Junipero Serra vandalized

A statue of St. Junipero Serra at the Old Santa Barbara Mission in California has been decapitated and splashed with red paint. The bronze statue was vandalized overnight between Sunday and Monday. An 18th century Spanish Franciscan, Serra is remembered

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Another statue of St. Junipero Serra vandalized2019-03-11T14:51:42-07:00

Junipero Serra statue vandalized in park across from Mission San Fernando

Several people stopped by a statue of Father Junipero Serra in a park across from Mission San Fernando on Thursday after a photo made the rounds on social media appearing to show the statue had been vandalized. A picture circulating

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Junipero Serra statue vandalized in park across from Mission San Fernando2017-08-18T11:26:52-07:00

Return of the Swallows

The following comes from a March 15 OC Catholic article: Mission San Juan Capistrano is planning new activities during St. Joseph’s Day and the Return of the Swallows Celebration on Saturday, March 19. A flyover by the Condor Squadron, as

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Return of the Swallows2016-03-16T19:03:21-07:00