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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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 ...
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...
Hubert Howe Bancroft
Hubert Howe Bancroft ((1832-05-05)May 5, 1832 – March 2, 1918) was an American historian and ethnologist who wrote, published and collected works concerning the western United States, Texas, Californi...
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Pontifical Missionary Union
The Pontifical Missionary Union (PMU) is a Catholic missionary society founded by blessed Paolo Manna in 1916. It aims to promote an awareness of mission and a spirit of unity, prayer and generous sac...
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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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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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 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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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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Sacred Heart Mission
Sacred Heart Mission in St Kilda, an inner-urban suburb of Melbourne, is a medium-sized not-for-profit organisation that grew from the Catholic parish of The Sacred Heart in Grey Street, West St Kilda...
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Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa is a Spanish mission founded in 1772 by Father Junípero Serra in the present-day city of San Luis Obispo, California. Named after Saint Louis of Anjou, the bishop of ...
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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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Pallottine mission to Kamerun
The Pallottine Mission to Kamerun (also spelled Pallotin or Pallotine) was a Roman Catholic mission to the German colony of Kamerun run by the Pallottines in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Wh...
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Mission San Juan Capistrano
Mission San Juan Capistrano was a Spanish mission in colonial Las Californias. Its ruins are located in present-day San Juan Capistrano, Orange County, southern California.
The mission was founded...
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Mission San Antonio de Padua
Mission San Antonio de Padua is a Spanish mission established by the Franciscan order in present-day Monterey County, California, near the present-day town of Jolon. It was founded on July 14, 1771 an...
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Mission Santa Cruz
Mission Santa Cruz was a Spanish mission founded by the Franciscan order in present-day Santa Cruz, California. The mission was founded in 1791 and named for the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, ...
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