Mission San Juan Capistrano Case Study

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Mission San Juan Capistrano in California is comprised of parts of a mission that was founded almost 230 years ago. As of today the mission includes a modern church and a grade school. A festival to honor the arrival of swallows that are returning from a trip south for the winter. If a person arrived on the day of these festivities that might not guess what also lies within the complex. Also almost hidden away inside the complex is a shrine to St. Peregrine, who was a twelfth and thirteen century monk. It is believed that St. Peregrine was instantaneously cured of a terminal cancer, the day before his leg was to be amputated. He is believed to have powers against sickness of the body and soul (111). He is also able to intercede on behalf of

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