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Father Junipero Serra

a new and original historical drama in four acts.

by Chester Gore Miller

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Published by Press of Skeen, Baker & co. in Chicago .
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    Subjects:
  • Serra, Junípero, 1713-1784 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    GenreDrama.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2394.M15 F3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6668404M
    LC Control Number24020818
    OCLC/WorldCa9486616

      In this book Father Junipero Sera, called by some the “Father of California,” is exposed in damning detail as the father of a system, the mission system, that systematically destroyed the culture of the indigenous peoples of California that had lived at peace with the earth and more or less at peace with themselves over millennia until the. The Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations Book Description: there is a long tradition of historical scholarship concerning Father Junípero Serra and Spain’s colonization of California and the American Southwest. Yet as exhaustive as that scholarship is, there are still avenues where new research.

    Saint Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan priest whose missionary work among the Indians of North America earned him the title of Apostle of California. In he became the first saint of the Roman Catholic Church to be canonized in the United States. Learn more about Serra’s life and work. Get this from a library! Father Junipero Serra, the traveling missionary. [Linda Lyngheim; Phyllis Garber] -- Traces the life of the Spanish missionary who travelled to Mexico and California to teach the Indians about Christianity and established nine missions along the California coast.

    His first biography - written in by Francisco Palou, a Spanish priest in the New World - portrayed him as a d Geiger's work, "The Life and Times of Fray Junipero Serra Author: Jonah Raskin. Father Junipero Serra. On Aug , the Spanish galleon, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, owned by Captain Juan Manuel Bonilla set sail for Vera Cruz, Mexico. She was carrying European goods that would be exchanged for a king’s ransom in treasure. Also on board were twenty Franciscan priests, one of whom was Father Junípero Serra.


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Father Junipero Serra by Chester Gore Miller Download PDF EPUB FB2

An informative book about the life of Junipero Serra, a Franciscan missionary in North America and Mexico in the 's. However it did not go much beyond the facts and give some background information into his life and by: 6. Steven W. Hackel's groundbreaking biography, Junípero Serra: California's Founding Father, is the first to remove Serra from the realm of polemic and place him within the currents of history.

Born into a poor family on the Spanish island of Mallorca, Serra joined the Franciscan order and rose to prominence as a priest and professor through his Cited by: 6. Junipero Serra: California's Founding Father - Kindle edition by Hackel, Steven W. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Junipero Serra: California's Founding Father/5(39). This is a timely book in as it is expected that Padre Junipero Serra will be canonized during Pope Francis' visit to the United States.

Father Serra life an austere life, marked with danger, illness and early death/5. Quick Facts Name Junipero Serra Occupation Missionary, Saint Birth Date c. Novem Death Date c. Aug Place of Birth Majorca, Spain. Junipero Serra: California's Founding Father by Steven W.

Hackel. A portrait of the priest and colonialist who is one of the most important figures in California's history In the s, just as Britain's American subjects were freeing themselves from the burdens of colonial rule, Spaniards moved up the California. Betsy has been writing about California for nearly Father Junipero Serra book than two decades as TripSavvy's expert on the state.

Father Junipero Serra is known as the Father of California's Spanish missions. He personally founded nine of California's 21 Spanish missions and served as president of the California missions from until he died in Serra founded nine mission stations along the coast from San Diego to San Francisco.

Eventually 21 missions were established. Father Serra was a dedicated, energetic supervisor of missions, keeping discipline and zeal alive by constant visitations throughout the mission system. Junipero Serra (Hardcover) California's Founding Father.

By Steven W. Hackel. Hill and Wang,pp. Publication Date: September 3, Other Editions of This Title. Generations of American schoolchildren have been taught to think of Father Junípero Serra as California’s benevolent founding father, a humble Franciscan monk who left.

Junípero Serra was a Roman Catholic Spanish priest and friar of the Franciscan Order who founded nine Spanish missions inSerra founded Mission San Buenaventura, his ninth and final mission, on a site that became Ventura, SeptemberSerra was canonised as a saint by Pope Francis, drawing national attention to Ventura's Father Serra on: Ventura City Hall, Ventura, California.

As one of America’s most important missionaries, Junípero Serra is widely recognized as the founding father of California’s missions. It was for that work that he was canonized in by Pope Francis. Less well known, however, is the degree to which Junípero Serra embodied the social, religious and artistic currents that shaped Spain and Mexico across the 18th century.

Credits and Information Sources. Most of the factual information and images for this biography were obtained from the book, Junípero Serra's Legacy, by Morton J. unately, this fine book is out of print, but is still available online as a used book from Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Additional information on Father Serra was obtained from the Catholic Encyclopedia Web site.

Junipero Serra Catholic School proudly recognizes that the parents are the very heart of the school. Many talented fathers, mothers and grandparents give so generously of their time and talent for the benefit of the students and the future of St.

Junipero Serra Catholic School. Steven W. Hackel's groundbreaking biography, Junípero Serra: California's Founding Father, is the first to remove Serra from the realm of polemic and place him within the currents of history.

Born into a poor family on the Spanish island of Mallorca, Serra joined the Franciscan order and rose to prominence as a priest and professor through his. Ruben Mendoza gave a tour of the Carmel Mission and talked about Father Junipero Serra, a Spanish priest of the Franciscan Order who founded the first nine missions in Spanish Led by the zealous Fray Junípero Serra to the fringes of the Spanish Empire in the mids, Franciscan missionaries Francisco Palóu and Juan Crespí are as fervid as their master about the opportunity posed by Alta California: to gloriously swell the kingdom of God through conversion—consensual or forced—of the native people.

The book follows Serra from his time in academia (specifically theology and philosophy) in Spain and on to Mexico, where he served as an agent of the Inquisition. A statue of Blessed Junipero Serra is seen in outside Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano in San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

Pope Francis will canonize the friar in September in Washington, D.C. Junípero Serra’s Baja California Diary Translated and Edited by Rose Marie Beebe and Robert Senkewicz Introduction sn ego was the occasion of the longest a di extant document Junípero serra composed— the diary of his overland trip north from Baja California in serra left loreto on March 28 and arrived at what he called “the famous.

The missions Serra founded would devastate California's Native American population, and much more than his counterparts in colonial America, he remains a contentious and contested figure to this W.

Hackel's groundbreaking biography, Junípero Serra: California's Founding Father, is the first to remove Serra from the realm of polemic /5(3).Junipero Serra: California's Founding Father - Ebook written by Steven W.

Hackel. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Junipero Serra: California's Founding Father/5(9).The missions Serra founded would devastate California's Native American population, and much more than his counterparts in colonial America, he remains a contentious and contested figure to this day.

Steven W. Hackel's groundbreaking biography, Junípero Serra: California's Founding Father.