Mission San José Mission San Jose

San Jose, California

Founded June 11, 1797

Father Fermín Lasuén organized the founding of this, the fourteenth of California's missions and the first of a new series of five to be established further inland from the older line of missions stretching from San Diego to San Francisco.

Photo courtesy of Anne M. Schmiesing © 2007 CatholicHistory.net


California Mission History * California Missions


M. Levick, The Missions of California