Mission Santa Cruz History

History In Brief Founded: 25 September 1791 by Padre Fermin Francisco de Lasuén Named for: Feast day in the Church calendar which occurs on September 14: The Exaltation of the Holy Cross Number in Series: 12th Indian Name: Aulintac Brand:  Detail date: Item.     References California Missions by Sunset Editors. (September 1979) Sunset Pub Co […]

Mission Santa Cruz

Mission Santa Cruz (Misión la exaltación de la Santa Cruz) was founded 25 September 1791 (12th in order) by Padre Fermin Francisco de Lasuén. The mission is named for a feast day in the Church calendar which occurs on September 14: The Exaltation of the Holy Cross. The Indian name was Aulintac. The original mission […]