Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Mission Xavier Del Bac

The Jesuit who founded this Catholic mission in southeastern Arizona was an Italian born on August 10, 1645. Eusebio Francisco Kino was an accomplished mathematician and astronomer as well as a man of faith. He had wanted to go to the orient, but was sent instead to Mexico from where he traveled extensively in his quest to save souls.

1 comment:

Anvilcloud said...

Yes, that's quite dramatic. I can see why you'd be pleased with the photo. Sometimes you happen upon the right tweaks for the right photos.