A collection of resources to help you understand the life and legacy of Junípero Serra.
Articles about Junípero Serra
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.