Statue of Father Junipero Serra, Hillsborough, California

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Blessed Junípero Serra O.F.M., known as Fra Juníper Serra in Catalan, his mother tongue, (November 24, 1713 – August 28, 1784) was a Majorcan Franciscan friar who founded the mission chain in Alta California of the Las Californias Province in New Spain—present day California, United States. Fr. Serra was beatified by Pope John Paul II on September 25, 1988.

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Comments (3)

Enkarnau on October 23, 2012

Fray Junipero Serra era español, que lo sepan los americanos. like. Saludos, Enkarnau.

davidcmc58 on November 2, 2012

Enkarnau, thank you. Yes, California did belonged to Spain in her past history! Regards, David.

Nelson Castrillon Ri… on November 22, 2012

This monk is a character. Good shot. LIKE

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Photo taken in Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, CA 94123, USA

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  • Uploaded on October 22, 2012
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    by davidcmc58
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
    • Taken on 2012/10/21 14:35:52
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 28.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/18.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
    • No flash

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