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Santa Clara, California

About Santa Clara, California:

The city is named after Mission Santa Clara, named after Saint Clare of Assisi.  It was the eighth mission founded in California.  As you might imagine, it has a rich Catholic history dating from the early Spanish explorers.

Catholic places of interest in Santa Clara, California:

Carmelite Monastery of Santa Clara

Santa Clara Mission Cemetery  (tomb of Servant of God Cora Evans)

Shrine of Our Lady of Peace


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