Catholic missions
Missionary work of the Catholic Church has often been undertaken outside the geographically defined parishes and dioceses by religious orders who have people and material resources to spare, and some ...
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Spanish missions in California - Junipero Serra and the California Missions Pt 1
Part 1 of 2 of an excerpt from a documentary profiling Father Junipero Serra and his founding of the California Missions during the mid to late 1700s. From A...
Catholic Church in India
The Catholic Church in India is part of the worldwide Catholic Church under the leadership of the Pope and the curia in Rome.There are over 19.9 million Catholics in India, which represents around 1.5...
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Franciscan missions to the Maya
The Franciscan Missions to the Maya were the attempts of the Franciscans to Christianize the indigenous peoples of the New World, specifically the Maya. They began to take place soon after the discove...
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Spanish missions in California
The Spanish missions in Alta California comprise a series of 21 religious and military outposts; established by Catholic priests of the Franciscan order between 1769 and 1833, to spread Christianity a...
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Kashozi
Kashozi is the site of a Catholic mission established in German East Africa, now Tanzania. It is about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) to the north of Bukoba. The mission at Kashozi was founded by Mgr. Jo...
Apostolic Vicariate of Keewatin
The Vicariate Apostolic of Keewatin (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Keevatinensis) was a Roman Catholic missionary jurisdiction in northern Canada (see Keewatin proper) which included the northern ...
Kipalapala
Kipalapala is a community in Tanzania close to Tabora. It became the location of a White Fathers mission around 1891, and now contains various Catholic institutions including a senior seminary and a p...
Prefecture Apostolic of Kwang-si
The Prefecture Apostolic of Kwang-si (now spelled Guangxi, Latin: Praefectura Apostolica Kwangsiensis) was a Roman Catholic missionary jurisdiction.
The mission of Kwang-si comprised the entir...
Apostolic Vicariate of Mackenzie
The Vicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Mackenziensis) was formerly part of the Athabaska-Mackenzie Vicariate and became a separate entity in 1901. It encompassed the Y...
Mission San Fernando Rey de España
Mission San Fernando Rey de España is a Spanish mission in the Mission Hills district of Los Angeles, California. The mission was founded on September 8, 1797, and was the seventeenth of the twenty-on...
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Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo
Mission San Carlos Borroméo del río Carmelo, also known as the Carmel Mission or Mission Carmel, is a Roman Catholic mission church in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. It is on the National Register of ...
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Mission San Francisco de Asís
Mission San Francisco de Asís, or Mission Dolores, is the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco and the seventh religious settlement established as part of the California chain of missions. The ...
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Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano
Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano is a church building and parish of the Roman Catholic Church in San Juan Capistrano, California, United States. Part of the Diocese of Orange, the church opened in...
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Architecture of the California missions
The architecture of the California missions was influenced by several factors, those being the limitations in the construction materials that were on hand, an overall lack of skilled labor, and a desi...
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California 4th Grade Mission Project
The California 4th Grade Mission Project is an assignment in which fourth grade students in California public schools learn about the state's California missions.
The Study of the Early California...
Mission Santa Inés
Mission Santa Inés (sometimes spelled Santa Ynez) is a Spanish mission in the present-day city of Solvang, California, and named after St. Agnes of Rome. Founded on September 17, 1804 by Father Estéva...
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California mission clash of cultures
The California mission clash of cultures occurred at the Spanish Missions in California during the Spanish Las Californias-New Spain and Mexican Alta California eras of control, with lasting consequen...
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Mission San Juan Bautista
Mission San Juan Bautista is a Spanish mission in San Juan Bautista, San Benito County, California. Founded on June 24, 1797 by Fermín Lasuén of the Franciscan order, the mission was the fifteenth of ...
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Helen Hunt Jackson
Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, born Helen Fiske (October 15, 1830 – August 12, 1885), was an American poet and writer who became an activist on behalf of improved treatment of Native Americans by the U.S. ...
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Mission San Rafael Arcángel
Mission San Rafael Arcángel was founded in 1817 as a medical asistencia ("sub-mission") of Mission San Francisco de Asís. It was a hospital to treat sick Native Americans, making it Alta California's ...
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Mpala
Mpala is the location of an early Catholic mission in the Belgian Congo. A military station was established at Mpala on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in May 1883. It was transferred to the White Fathe...
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Missionary Society of St. James
The Missionary Society of St. James the Apostle, founded by Cardinal Richard Cushing in 1958, is an international organization of diocesan missionary priests who volunteer a minimum of five years of t...
Mission San Diego de Alcalá
Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcalá was the first Franciscan mission in the Las Californias Province of the Viceroyalty of New Spain. Located in present-day San Diego, California, it was founded on J...
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Henry Ford (illustrator)
Henry Chapman Ford (1828–1894) was an American illustrator born in Livonia, New York. He studied art in Paris and Florence late in the 1850s. During the Civil War, he was a soldier assigned to p...
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