San Jose de Guadalupe
This is a set of links to resources for the Mission San Jose de Guadalupe.
The Franciscan missionaries had long hoped to establish a “chain” of missions in which each link of the chain would be a day’s ride apart on horseback. Find out where this mission fit into the plan.
Source: The Civic Group
The Fourteenth Mission
Six years after the founding of the thirteenth mission in Soledad, Father Lasuen was granted permission to establish an additional five missions, which he did in just 13 months. Mission San Jose was the first of these.
Source: BGe Internet Services
Mission San Jose
Mission San José was founded June 11, 1797, by Father Fermin Francisco de Lasuen on a site which was part of a natural highway by way of the Livermore Valley to the San Joaquin Valley. It is the 14th of the 21 Spanish Missions in Alta California.
Source: Juggernaut Technology
Calfornia Missions Foundation
The fourteenth mission was founded on June 11, 1797, by Father Lasuén. It was named for Saint Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church.
Source: California Missions Foundation
Tour the San Jose Mission
Take a virtual tour of this Mission through some colorful photographs.