A collection of resources to help you understand the life and legacy of Junípero Serra.
Articles about Junípero Serra
Who Was Junípero Serra?
Junípero Serra’s Mallorca: Where it All Began
Junípero Serra Timeline
¡Siempre Adelante! Junípero Serra Goes to New York
Happy Birthday Junipero Serra
Junipero Serra Video Clarifies Some Misconceptions
The Five Reasons Pope Francis Canonized Junípero Serra
The Seven Steps to Sainthood for Junipero Serra
Serra Statues: Don’t Tear Down, Build Up
California Mission Founders: Names, Dates and Bios
What Were the Spanish Missions in California?
Junípero Serra Books
- Francisco Palou’s Life and Apostolic Labors of the Venerable Father Junípero Serra. The original biography of Serra written by his friend shortly after Serra’s death.
- Junípero Serra: California, Indians, and the Transformation of a Missionary. The most complete and up-to-date biography of Serra.
- The Spirit Within Saint Junípero. A book of stunning photos of places tied to Serra’s legacy.
- Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra’s Dream and the Founding of California. A biography that focuses on Serra’s personal courage, faith and perseverance in the face of numerous obstacles.
- Junipero Serra and the California Missions: A Family Guide. An accessible and illustrated introduction for parents and teachers.
- The Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations. A collection of essays by Serra scholars from around the world.
- Saint Junipero Serra: Making Sense of the History and Legacy and Who Was Saint Junipero Serra? Two books for young people about the life and legacy of Junípero Serra.