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Few people on the central coast realize they are living on holy ground, in areas first settled as religious retreats. ... [Read more]

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Santa Cruz Spirituality, by Paul Tutwiler
The purpose of this study is to promote knowledge and understanding of the group spirituality expressed in associations that are ... [Read more]

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Following the 1054 division of Christendom into the Church of Rome and that of the four Patriarchates of the East ... [Read more]

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The reformation of the Western Christian Church which began in Germany in 1519 with Martin Luther gave rise first of ... [Read more]

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Construction activities atop Mission Hill in Santa Cruz began in 1792 with construction of the adobe convento, 64 varas (176 ... [Read more]

Following Fr. Jose Antonio Suarez Del Real's departure for Mexico in 1845, other priests, including Anzar of Mission San Juan ... [Read more]

New construction activities on the site of Holy Cross Church are expected to involve considerable earth disturbance in and around ... [Read more]

This photo is believed to be from the dedication of the tabernacle on Aug. 31, 1890. Note the absence of ... [Read more]

In the development of the West, the transition from frontier outpost to city or town was said to have taken ... [Read more]

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This short history of the Watsonville Japanese-American Citizens League has been prepared to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the organization's founding in 1934. For fifty of the almost one hundred years that immigrants from Japan and their descendants have lived and worked in the Pajaro Valley, the leadership of that ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Half-Century of Service: The Watsonville Japanese-American Citizens League, 1934-1984 by Sandy Lydon