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Celebrate Junípero Serra’s 300th Birthday at the Mission

We’ve already referred you to Jan Siegel’s excellent biography of Father Junípero Serra in this month’s Capistrano Dispatch.  Below are the details of the Mission’s celebration of Father Serra’s 300th birthday:

The event schedule mentioned in the graphic can be accessed here (PDF).

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