ST. JUNIPERO SERRA - CRYSTAL ROSARY
This rosary is made with 6mm clear cyrstal glass beads; it has a papal crucifix and a pewter medal of St. Junipero Serra for the centerpiece. On the back of the center it reads: "Always Forward, Never Back". Junipero Serra was a Franciscan priest and missionary to the Americas. He founded 9 missions in California between the years 1769 and 1782. Besides extraordinary fortitued, his most conspicuous virtues were insatiable zeal, love of mortification, self-denial, and absolute confidence in God. Pope Francis plans to canonize him on September 25, 2015.