Junipero Serra’s mission and the Founding of California

June 15th, 2014
2140__300x400_fatherserra.jpgIf you are a Californian and especially if you went to school in California, its history and the remarkable life of Junipero Serra were an important part of that education. 

In the mid 1700’s Junipero Serra would leave Spain for the New World.  The Catholic Church, Christianity and California would never be the same. Now in Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California, Gregory Orfalea gives us a fascinating narrative of the remarkable life of Junípero Serra.

My conversation with Gregory Orfalea: