March 8, 2007

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Dagens baghave:

Backyard of the Day:

Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson,
Tucson County, Arizona

Mission San Xavier del Bac is located at
1950 San Xavier Road, Tucson, Arizona

 

Mission San Xavier del Bac er grundlagt af den jesuitiske missionær Fader Eusebio Francisco Kino i 1700. Den oprindelige kirke findes ikke mere, men den nuværende var bygget sidst i 1700-tallet og er i øjeblikket midt i at blive gennemgående restaureret.

Mission San Xavier del Bac was founded by Jesuit missionary Father Eusebio Francisco Kino in 1700. The original church no longer exists, but the present church was built in the late 1700s and is currently undergoing a thorough restoration.

 

 

På dette postkort af Mission San Xavier del Bac kan man se begge tårnene, hvoraf det ene aldrig er blevet gjort færdigt... der er ingen der ved hvorfor.

In this postcard of Mission San Xavier del Bac you can see both of the towers, of which one was never finished... nobody knows why.

 

 

Solopgang over Mission San Xavier del Bac ~
Sunrise over Mission San Xavier del Bac

 

 

 

 

 

Missionen er bygget i senbarok, men med moorisk inflydelse.

The mission is built in late baroque with Moorish influence.

 

 

Mission San Xavier del Bac kaldes også for "Ørkenens Hvide Due".

Mission San Xavier del Bac is known as "The White Dove of the Desert".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Missionen blev bygget for at forkynde for Tohono O'odham indianerne, og mange steder omkring kirken, kan man se indianske islæt.

The Mission was built in order to evangelize the Tohono O'odham Indians, and the Indian influence can be seen around the church.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mission San Xavier del Bac er simpelthen fantastisk indeni.

Mission San Xavier del Bac is simply amazing inside.

 

 

 

 

 

Saint Francis Xavier

 

 

 

 

Kapellet ~ The Chapel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Der er adskillige løver i og omkring missionen. De symboliserer Castile y Leon i Spanien.

There are several lions in and around the mission. They symbolize Castile y Leon in Spain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ved siden af Mission San Xavier del Bac ligger Grottebakken, som har en kopi af den berømte grotte i Lourdes, Frankrig.

Next to Mission San Xavier del Bac lies Grotto Hill, which holds a replica of the famous grotto in Lourdes, France.

 

BYGGET
AF BISKOPPEN
AF TUCSON
A. D. 1908
HALVTREDS-
ÅRSDAGEN
FOR DE UNDERFULDE
ÅBENBARINGER
AF GUDS
VELSIGNEDE
JOMFRU MODER
VED GROTTEN
I LOURDES

ERECTED
BY THE BISHOP
OF TUCSON
A. D. 1908
THE FIFTIETH
ANNIVERSARY
OF THE WONDROUS
APPARITIONS
OF THE BLESSED
VIRGIN MOTHER
OF GOD
AT THE GROTTO
OF LOURDES

 

 

 

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