The letters of Junipero Serra

For the best window on Saint Junipero Serra’s life, please read his diaries, from 1769 to 1784, and the approximately 250 letters that remain. They were translated and published in the 1950s by the Academy of American Franciscan History, now located at Mission San Luis Rey in Oceanside, San Diego County, Calif.

 They are now digitized, as e-books for your convenience:

 Serra, Junipero, Writings/Serra, Junípero, Writings of; Tibesar, Antonine, O.F.M., editor, Academy of American Franciscan History, Washington, D.C., 1955 Four volumes

 Serra, Junípero, Writings of; Tibesar, Antonine, O.F.M., editor, Academy of American Franciscan History, Washington, D.C., 1955

Jeffrey Burns is the current director and they are now at Mission San Luis Rey, Oceanside, Calif.

Ebook; Google Book Vol. 1

Ebook; Google Book Vol. 2

Ebook; Google Book Vol. 3