The Bells of Carmel
The Franciscan friars, led by the intrepid Father Junipero Serra, have arrived in California to bring the Gospel message to the Indian tribes. One life that is changed forever is that of the tribeless boy, Aptos. Touched by the deep love Father Serra shows to all he meets, Aptos soon becomes eager to assist his mentor. Following in Father Serra's footsteps, he encounters the many trials and dangers that beset the new missions developing along the California coast. Through the eyes of Aptos, this engaging story paints a fascinating picture of the founding of the California missions and of the man who gave himself so tirelessly for their spiritual health and fruition.
Approximate to 85 print book pages