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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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Dave Boffman was born in a slave's cabin located on a large cotton plantation in Lincoln County, Kentucky. As a young man, he was married to a fellow slave known only as Matilda and they had six children together.

Boffman's master, Newt Boughman, got wind of gold fever in 1851 ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: "Uncle" Dave Boffman by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow