California Chronicles

by Ferreira Moreno Pioneers & Missionaries (4) Father Mateus Abrantes was born on December 3, 1874 in Agueda, Portugal.  He studied at the diocesan seminary in Coimbra, Portugal, and was ordained a priest on November 1, 1897.  Abrantes came to…

Spring Orange

By Mariann Chew On March 20th. the first day of Spring,  Gladys Affonso went out to her spacious backyard and noticed a very large naval orange growing from her miniature orange tree.  For full article, please purchase a copy of…