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Mission San Xavier Del Bac

A Guide to Its Iconography

by Yvonne Lange

  • 187 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by University of Arizona Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Tucson,
  • Christian art and symbolism,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Subjects & Themes - General,
  • Modern period, 1500-,
  • Church decoration and ornament,
  • Arizona,
  • Catholic Church

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8069557M
    ISBN 100816522014
    ISBN 109780816522019

    The White Dove of the Desert rests in the Village of Wa:k in the San Xavier district on the Tohono O'odham Reservation, 10 miles south of downtown Tucson. While we all continue to do our part to stay home, Patronato San Xavier invites you to explore new ways to experience magnificent Mission San Xavier. We’ll keep you updated on the status of the Mission. In the meantime, please be well. Color Postcard San Xavier Del Bac Mission Tucson Arizona Petley Plastichrome. $ Free shipping. Report item - opens in a new window or tab. Description; Shipping and payments; eBay item number: Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. A 2 panel brochure for the San Xavier Mission. Size is 3 1/2 x 8 1/2".Seller Rating: % positive.

    Shop for mission san xavier del bac art from the world's greatest living artists. All mission san xavier del bac artwork ships within 48 hours and includes a day money-back guarantee. Choose your favorite mission san xavier del bac designs and purchase them as wall art, home decor, phone cases, tote bags, and more! The Mission San Xavier Del Bac concept and idea was founded by the Jesuit priest, Father Eusebio Francisco Kino who did not direct the building of the church, and was a priest commissioned along with others of his order by King Carlos of Spain to assist in 'gathering the riches' and spreading the word of God in New Spain's most northern.

    San Xavier Del Bac Mission Tucson Arizona The White Dove Of The Desert Postcard. 11" X 3 1/4. There is a crease down the middle where they folded it. Condition is Seller Rating: % positive. Mission San Xavier del Bac. Among the most strikingly memorable of all the Spanish colonial missions in the Southwest, Mission San Xavier del Bac (/, daily, donation) was built more than years ago and still serves the native Tohono O’odham (a.k.a. Papago) people. Known as the “White Dove of the Desert” because of the gleaming white plaster that covers its adobe walls.


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Mission San Xavier Del Bac by Yvonne Lange Download PDF EPUB FB2

San Xavier del Bac Mission is an active Roman Catholic Parish in the Diocese of Tucson set within the Tohono O'odaham Nation ministering to Native Americans and the local community. San Xavier Mission is a National Historic Landmark and was founded as a Catholic mission by Father Eusebio Kino in Construction of the current church began in and was completed in Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

The Mission San Xavier del Bac is an historic Spanish Catholic church located about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson, Arizona, on the Tohono O'odham Nation San Xavier /5(K).

Unique among Mission San Xavier Del Bac book churches of the northern borderlands of colonial Mexico for its ornate architecture and rich iconography, San Xavier del Bac south of Tucson is a pilgrimage destination for countless devotees and tourists.

Passing through the façade entry to stand in the nave, one is dazzled by the transept and sanctuary altarpieces of sculpture niches and baroque pilasters, as well as. reviews of San Xavier Del Bac Mission "I haven't been here since I was very little.

Going back brought back memories. Watching the lines of people waiting to get a popover, the bees flying everywhere Renovation clearly underway and from the /5(). Bernard L. Fontana is the author of many articles and books, including Entrada: The Legacy of Spain and Mexico in the United is also the author of Biography of a Desert Church: The Story of Mission San Xavier del Bac, which remains the standard source on the missionÕs McCain is an award-winning photojournalist and landscape and art photographer.

Things to do near Mission San Xavier del Bac on Tripadvisor: reviews candid photos of things to do near Mission San Xavier del Bac in Tucson, Arizona. High quality San Xavier Del Bac Mission gifts and merchandise. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world.

All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Mission San Xavier del Bac is also known as the White Dove of the Desert.

The del Bac part of the name is Tohono O'odham, meaning place where water appears. The mission was in. San Xavier Mission School is accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association and is revisited every three to six years. All stakeholders are involved in the accreditation process.

Contact Us San Xavier Mission Catholic School W. San Xavier Rd, Tucson, AZ. Bishop Antonio de los Reyes on 6 July wrote a report on the condition of the missions in the Upper and Lower Pimeria Alta.

Following is his report on San Xavier del Bac as translated by Father Kieran McCarty: The mission at Bac with one outlying mission station is located on a long, flat lowland. The mission of San Xavier del Bac is on an elevation facing the Santa Rita Mountains, nine miles to the south of Tucson, Arizona, and is a conspicuous monument of the Santa Cruz Valley.

An isolated church, white against the soft shades of the bare desert and the distant colors of the low-lying mountains, it is visible for miles in every direction. Mission San Xavier del Bac book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Unique among mission churches of the northern borderlands of co 5/5(1). Mission San Xavier del Bac is about 15 minutes south of downtown Tucson.

It is the finest example of Spanish mission architecture in the United States. It was built in the late 18th century and is today both an important piece of Baja Arizona history and an active Roman Catholic church serving the Tohono O’odham people.

MISSION SAN XAVIER DEL BAC was founded in by a Jesuit missionary, Father Eusebio Francisco Kino. That year, he became the first non-Indian to visit the village of Wa:k, or “Bac,” as he wrote it, and it was he who bestowed the patronage of San Francisco Xavier on this large village of O’odham or, as he called the natives, “Sobaipuris.”.

Mission San Xavier del Bac: | | |Mission San Xavier del Bac| | | | |||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available. San Xavier Mission, Tucson, AZ.

3, likes 7 talking about this 51, were here. San Xavier del Bac (White Dove of the Desert). This article also appeared in print, under the headline “The Mission San Xavier del Bac: A Shrine Without Borders,” in the October 1,issue. More: Immigration / Jesuits / Saints / Travel.

With a average guest review rating of 4/5, this makes it one of the perfect hotel options close to Mission San Xavier del Bac. 4 /5 Guest Reviews: 3. Four Points Tucson Airport: The Four Points Tucson Airport is a crowd-pleasing 3 star hotel located ~ mi. east of Mission San Xavier del Bac and approximately a 8 min.

drive or uber ride. Fromthe date of the expulsion of the Spanish missionaries, towhen the Rev. Salpointe (later Archbishop of Santa Fé) came to Tucson, the mission of San Xavier del Bac was completely abandoned and left to the care of the Papago Indians, who saved it from destruction by the Apaches.

Located in nearby Tucson, Mission San Xavier del Bac is a Spanish Catholic mission dating from when it was founded by Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, a Jesuit missionary.

At the time the area was an Indian village, and Kino was the first non-Indian to visit the place, which was then known as Wa:k (although he wrote “Bac,”).Mission San Xavier del Bac.

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Subjects: Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.).Mission San Xavier del Bac was founded by Padre Kino in and continues to serve the O'odham People as an active parish church.

The mission is located 9 miles south of downtown Tucson on the San Xavier District of the O'odham Nation in the community of Wa: former San Xavier Indian Reservation was estatblished in by President presence of its Mission church helped .