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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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Marian Shrine (National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians), Westhaverstraw, NY

The Marian Shrine (National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians) consists of 200 acres, an outdoor shrine altar for Mary Help of Christians, and an outdoor way of the cross.  In observance of the Marian year in 1954, the Salesians … Continue reading

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