SERRA: EVER FORWARD, NEVER BACK

Filmed on location in Spain, Mexico, and California, a documentary of Blessed Junipero Serra, who played a major role in the evangelization of the Americas. Along with interviews with historians and experts, witness dramatic scenes of his life and legacy.

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KNIGHTS OF THE CROSS

Witness the events that formed young Blessed Junipero Serra from his birth in Mallorca to sailing to the New World and the people who greatly influenced him.

THE MYSTIC VINEYARD

After arriving in Mexico City, Serra and his close friend Francisco Palou are sent to the Sierra Gorda to settle the disputes at a mission between the Pame Indians and Spanish settlers. Ultimately, this is restored within nine years.

GOD AND CAESAR

Despite doubts of his age and health, Serra is made head of the La Mision Sagrada, which was to establish missions in what is now present day California.

LA MISION SAGRADA

Serra meets for the first time Indians who have never met a European. Attempts to break through this cultural barrier fail, but he remains committed to go “ever forward, never back.”

ALMAS DEL FUEGO

Despite casualties and a seemingly failed expedition attempt that would send them back to Mexico, a relief ship arrives on March 19th

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