For, as Jesus says, “out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks” (Mt 12:34). Serra Club Cleveland - East. Saint Junipero Serra celebrates his feast day on July 1 and is the patron saint of California. Le franciscain est considéré comme le « père de la Californie ». Miguel Jose Serra knew early in his life that the Catholic Faith was of great importance. In 1768, Father Serra took over the missions of the Jesuits (who had been wrongly expelled by the government)in the Mexican province of Lower California and Upper California (modern day California). San Juan was the seventh of nine missions established under the direction of this indomitable Spaniard. Copyright 2021 Catholic Online. Miguel Jose Serra was born on the island of Majorca on November 24, 1713, and took the name of Junipero when in 1730, he entered the Franciscan Order. Avec le groupe de 15 franciscains dont il est supérieur il fonde également des nouveaux postes : San Barnabé, près de Monterrey, au nord de la colonie de Nouvelle-Espagne (l'actuel Mexique). He kept going, because his brothers and sisters were waiting. In his recent document on St. Joseph, Pope Francis writes: “Now, one hundred and fifty years after his proclamation as Patron of the Catholic Church by Blessed Pius IX (8 December 1870), I would like to share some personal reflections on this extraordinary figure, so close to our own human experience. De cette date jusqu’à sa mort, 15 ans plus tard il aura fondé 9 autres missions (10 au total sur un ensemble, à terme, de 21)[1]. ), et par des conversions forcées. Les manifestants reprochent au missionnaire d'être à l'origine de « l'assujettissement des Amérindiens »[6]. Several stories about Juniper in the Little Flowers of St. Francis (Fioretti di San Francesco) illustrate his generosity and simplicity. He joined the Franciscans in 1730, and was such an accomplished student that he was appointed a lector of philosophy even before he was ordained. Sa statue est présente dans la salle statuaire du Capitole américain, symbolisant la Californie[1]. Saint Junipero Serra. Miguel Jose Serra was born on the island of Majorca on November 24, 1713, and took the name of Junipero when in 1730, he entered the Franciscan Order. 98% of our readers don't give; they simply look the other way. St. Margaret Mary: Mass Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 8am, Saturdays at 4pm, and Sundays at 11am. Your Catholic Voice Foundation has been granted a recognition of tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. St. Francis of Assisi: Mass on Wednesdays at 8am, and Sundays at 9am. « Nouveaux déboulonnages de statues aux États-Unis ». Keywords: Junipero Serra, California, history, patron saint, Pope Francis, LOS ANGELES, CA - During an airborne press conference en route to the Philippines last January, Pope Francis revealed that he will canonize Blessed Junipero Serra, the heroic 'Apostle of California,' during his visit to the United States this coming September. 3 days only! 4 min read 3084 views Comments Off on St. Junipero Serra: A saint for those discerning their vocation. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – These medals are great on necklaces, bracelets, rosaries, pins or whatever else you had in mind. Confessions: Mondays, after the 8am Daily Mass and Confessions and Holy Hour: Mondays at 6-7pm. He founded twenty-one missions and converted thousands of Indians. Junípero Serra entre chez les Franciscains en 1730. Le lieu recevra le nom de San Francisco en l'honneur de saint François d'Assise. Le 15 décembre 1774, le Vice-roi Antonio María de Bucareli y Ursúa adresse au Père Junipero Serra une lettre où il lui propose de participer à une expédition vers une baie d'importance stratégique, en Californie centrale, sous le commandement du capitaine de marine Juan Bautista de Anza. Le Pape François reconnaît que l'Église a été source de souffrances envers diverses communautés aborigènes, et a demandé pardon pour cela le 9 juillet 2015. Junípero Serra y Ferrer, O.F.M. Miguel-Jose Serra est originaire de l'île de Majorque. St. Junípero Serra was born on November 24, 1713, in Majorca, Spain. To all our readers, Please don't scroll past this. For his proficiency in studies he was appointed lector of philosophy before his ordination to the priesthood. St. Junipero center with 1 3/4" crucifix. At a young age Miguel joined the Order of St. Francis of Assisi taking the name Junipero which was the name of St. Francis’ original companion friar. At the age of thirty-seven, he landed in Mexico City on January 1, 1750, and spent the rest of his life working for the conversion of the peoples of the New World. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited. Saints. Today, we humbly ask you to defend Catholic Online's independence. Who is Junipero Serra and why are California protesters toppling statues of this saint? Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. On August 28, 1784, worn out by his apostolic labors, Father Serra was called to his eternal rest.