JUNIPERIAN YEAR-PALMA DE MALLORCA-13th APRIL

JUNIPERIAN YEAR-PALMA DE MALLORCA-13th APRIL Mallorca Private Tour Guides  wants to remind you that tomorrow  Saturday,  13th April in commemoration of the YEAR JUNIPERIANO in Palma de Mallorca, and to remember that 13th April 1749 Father Junipero Serra left Mallorca, his homeland to join Franciscan missions culminating with the foundation of the  Golden state of California. The program of events …

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SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK IN PALMA-A PHOTO BLOG

SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK IN PALMA_PHOTO BLOG Last Thursday was held in the Palma, the most multitudinal procession of  majorcan holy week «SEMANA SANTA». The Christ of Blood «Cristo de la Sangre» procession, with more than 4000 penitents also called COFRADES or NAZARENOS belonging to 34 different Brotherhoods all of them dressed with a garment consisting in tunics or penitential robes, capirotes (hood …

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF FATHER SERRA-CALIFORNIA MISSIONS

In the footsteps of Father Serra– The California Missions–Petra–Majorca       I was 18 when I heard about Junípero Serra, the founder of the Missions of California. The first mission I visited was the one of San Rafael Archangel, the mission of the city that would be my home for a year. Although San Rafael was not directly founded …

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