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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mission_Santa_Cruz

Mission Santa Cruz was a Spanish mission founded by the Franciscan order in present-day Santa Cruz, California. The mission was founded in 1791 and named for the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, adopting the name given to a nearby creek by the missionary priest Juan Crespi, who accompanied the explorer ...

www.missionscalifornia.com/keyfacts/santa-cruz.html

Santa Cruz Twelfth of the California Missions. Founded: August 28, 1791. Special Designation: None. Named For: The Exaltation of the Holy Cross of Christianity. Also Called: Founding Father President: Fr. Fermiin Francisco de Lasuén. Founding Missionaries: Frs. Isídro Salazar and Balamero López. Prominent Missionary ...

www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=548

Visiting the Santa Cruz Mission. The Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park sits atop Mission Hill offering a patio, gardens, and excellent views of the city. The park features the only building left of the 12th California Mission, Misión la Exaltacion de la Santa Cruz, founded by the Franciscans in 1791. Restored to its original ...

www.athanasius.com/camission/cruz.htm

Mission Santa Cruz was founded September 25, 1791, although Father Fermín Lasuén, who selected the actual site, was not able to be present at the dedication . The event, of considerable importance to Northern Californians, was attended by the Franciscan Fathers from Santa Clara and the commandante of the San ...

www.holycrosssantacruz.com/mission-santa-cruz

Mission Santa Cruz is located on Mission Plaza in Santa Cruz, California. The Roman Catholic Parish of Holy Cross is the home of Mission Santa Cruz, the 12th link in the chain of 21 historic Spanish Franciscan missions that stretch from San Diego to Sonoma. “Santa Cruz” means “Holy Cross” in Spanish. The full Spanish  ...

www.holycrosssantacruz.com/mission-santa-cruz/santa-cruz-mission-today

You know by now that the first Mission at Santa Cruz was swept away by a flood and the second Mission was knocked down by an earthquake. Where did today's Mission come from and what does it look like? Well, for almost 75 years, there was no Mission at Santa Cruz, just a church for the members of the Parish. The old ...

californiamissionsfoundation.org/mission-santa-cruz

Mission Santa Cruz, dedicated twelfth in the mission chain on August 28, 1791 by Farther Lasuén, is a tiny mission along the northern California coast. Unlike the rest of California's missions, leaders did not name Santa Cruz after a saint, rather after the holy cross. Although small in size, Mission Santa Cruz experienced a ...

www.thatsmypark.org/parks-and-beaches/santa-cruz-mission-state-historic-park

Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park is home to the oldest building in Santa Cruz County. Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks saved it from closure.

factcards.califa.org/mis/santacruz.html

MISSION SANTA CRUZ. Corner of High & Emmet Streets Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Established: August 28, 1791. By: Father Fermín Lasuén, Franciscan missionary and successor to Junípero Serra as President of the missions. Order: 12th of the 21 missions. Location: 75 miles south of San Francisco, near the mouth of the ...