The first CELEBRATION of mass in America was officiated by Father Francisco Lopez on September 8,1565 in St. Augustine. The cross in the background is stainless steel and stands 208 feet high marking the site.

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18 thoughts on “CELEBRATION

  1. Oh wow, these both are wonderful…love the side view of him lifting his hands to heaven…wonderful perspective!

  2. Two such striking images, well done! I always forget how early the Spanish came, some serious changes indeed as Karen Ann said.

  3. I hope I’m not blaspheming when I say that he appears to be asking for some kind of direction with his outstretched arms at those angles.

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