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The Universal Call to Mission

by Stephen J. Binz on Jul 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The Church today teaches us that all of the baptized have two fundamental calls: the universal...

Seek the Lord Risen and Living Today

by Stephen J. Binz on Jul 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM

People today are seeking the divine presence through tangible places, images, and rituals....

We Are Constantly Striving

by Stephen J. Binz on Jul 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The response of Junipero Serra and his followers to the call to share the Gospel is a complex...

Step Out to Be Church in the World

by Stephen J. Binz on Jul 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Following the Camino of Saint Junípero Serra goes well beyond traveling his historical path...

Many Cultures, One Church

by Stephen J. Binz on Jul 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM

From our perspective today, we can see that the early missionaries of California were often too...

The Footsteps of the Saints Lead to Christ

by Stephen J. Binz on Jun 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Saint Francis, the spiritual father of Junípero Serra, was filled with a deep desire to proclaim...

Nature's Beauty Sings God's Praise

by Stephen J. Binz on Jun 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Saint Junípero’s reverence for the beauty of California resonates with the Canticle of the...

The Mission of Music

by Stephen J. Binz on Jun 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Mission San Juan Bautista has been designated the “Mission of Music.” Music was interwoven into...

Keep Moving Forward

by Stephen J. Binz on Jun 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Junipero Serra’s canonization and following his Camino in California should prompt us to awaken...

Become a Pilgrim

by Stephen J. Binz on Jun 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Saint Junipero Serra’s Camino is an ideal way of pilgrimage. Like the ancient pilgrimage...