Conference sponsored by the Academy of American Franciscan History
October 21-22, 2016
Monastery of the Holy Land
1400 Quincy St. NE
Washington, DC 20017
Video of presentation is linked to each presenter
Michael A. Perry, O.F.M.
Minister General, Order of Friars Minor
The Concept and Practice of Franciscan Mission Today: Lessons from Junípero Serra
Brian Belanger, O.F.M.
Vice President, Academy of American Franciscan History
Junípero Serra and Beyond: Evolving Franciscan Missiologies
Cameron D. Jones
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Department of History
"The Most Precious and Resplendent Jewel": The Patronato Real and The College of Santa Rosa de Ocopa, 1709-1824
David Rex Galindo
Researcher, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History
Commissary-Prefects and the Forging of the Franciscan Missionary Program in 18th Century Spanish America
Dominic Monti, O.F.M.
Academy of American Franciscan History
Jay T. Harrison's Making Missionaries: Franciscan Recruitment and Missionary Training in the Apostolic Colleges of New Spain
Francisco Morales, O.F.M.
Director of the Biblioteca Franciscana, Cholula, Puebla
Jeffrey M. Burns
Director, Academy of American Franciscan History
John F. Schwaller
University at Albany, Department of History
Fr. Agustin de Vetancurt and the “Via crucis en mexicano”
Margaret Guider, O.S.F.
“With Hearts Broken Open”: U.S. Franciscan Missionaries in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa (1879-2009)
Rob Carbonneau, C.P.
U.S. Catholic China Bureau, Berkeley, CA
Franciscan Missions in Twentieth-Century China
Susan Fitzpatrick Behrens
Professor and Chair, Department of History
California State University, Northridge
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