Serra’s Church Altar, San Juan Capistrano, California

This image is of another church nearby the ruined Great Stone Church of Mission San Juan Capistrano. This was built during the time of the founder, Junipero Serra, and is the only remaining structure known where Serra celebrated Mass.

Published by Old Mission San Juan Capistrano, California

The description states:

Serra Church 1776

Mission Altar carved from Cherry Wood

in Barcelona, Spain



Founded November 1, 1776

–This is a handcolored version of an original black and white photo. Additional images of this chapel can be seen here. The card dates to the 1940’s.

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