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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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Doctor Knight and his family were among the most prominent residents of Santa Cruz County during its first century. Not only did they occupy numerous important positions in the community, but they were held in the highest esteem by the citizenry.

It has been said that the measure of a ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: Doctor Benjamin K. Knight and Family by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow