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Visit Site Where Blessed Junipero Serra Spent Final Years of His Life at Mission of San Carlos Borromeo in California

Founded by Padre Junipero Serra in 1771 the Mission of San Carlos Borromeo  in Carmel, California, was elevated to the status of minor Basilica by Pope John XXIII in 1960. It is a registered National Historic Landmark and one of … Continue reading

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Take a Trip Down the Califonia Mission Trail

There are 21 missions that make up the California Historic Missions Trail that stretches from San Diego to Sonoma. The first mission was built in 1769 and the last mission was built in 1823. Most of the missions are still … Continue reading

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Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche in St. Augustine, Florida, was Shrine to the Blessed Mother in the United States

   Founded in 1565 in St. Augustine, Florida, the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche, the nursing Madonna, was built at the first Mission in America and was the first ever to be dedicated to the Blessed Mother in … Continue reading

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