Saint Junipero Serra

 

Something for the weekend, the music from the movie Seven Cities of Gold (1955).  This came to mind for the weekend’s music due to this news story:

 

Bigots at work:

While in Washington, Pope Francis canonized a Spanish missionary buried at a mission in California. Over the weekend, a statue of the new saint was vandalized.

Staff at the Carmel Mission Basilica found the courtyard statue of St. Junipero Serra toppled and splattered with paint. Police are investigating, the basilica said on its Facebook page.

“Apparently a person or persons broke in, splattered paint and toppled down the courtyard statue of St. Serra and other historic statues on display,” the post said.

Go here to read the rest.   I wishes those bigots were in front of me right now.  I would sit them down and tell them about Saint Serra: (more…)

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Published in: on October 3, 2015 at 5:30 am  Comments Off on Saint Junipero Serra  
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