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Missionary Art & History

SANTIAGO DE LAS CORAS, SANTIAGO APÓSTOL O SANTIAGO AIÑINI (1721-1795) Endowed by the Marquis of Villapuente, the mission was established by Father Ignacio Maria Napoli on the gulf side at the southern end of the peninsula. The missionary, obeying the orders of Father Ugarte who was leaving for Colorado, arrived at the port of Las
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Missionary Art & History

Elizabeth Acosta Mendía

Misión de Nuestra Señora del Pilar de La Paz Airapí (1720-1749) La Paz Bay was discovered by Hernan Cortez in 1535 and named by Sebastian Vizcaino in 1596. The area was explored by Admiral Isidro de Atondo y Antillon in 1683 and Father Juan Maria de Salvatierra in 1716 in search of a mission site.
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Missionary Art & History

Elizabeth Acosta Mendía

SAN JOSE DE COMONDU MISION (1708-1827) The San Jose de Comondu Mission is located about 30 miles west of the town of Loreto. The area was first explored in December 1684 by Admiral Isidro de Atondo y Antillon and Father Eusebio Francisco Kino. It was visited again during the summer of 1708 by the Fathers
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