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Mission San Antonio De Padua

by Alonso Arana

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My mission is in Alta California and it was built on July 14, 1771.
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My mission's name is San Antonio De Padua because it was dedicated to Saint Anthony of Padua.  It was built out of adobe brick and the roof was made out of red brick tile.
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The Salinan Indians were the tribe who lived and worked at mission San Antonio De Padua. They went to the mission to trade with the Padres but ended up getting baptized.
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My mission had a special room that is used for storage for what they need for church. Behind the alter of the church is a room the padres use to store things for the church services.
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My missions church was made out of adobe brick. adobe brick is made out of a mixture of clay, mud, straw, and sometimes manure. Inside my mission's alter there was seven free-standing bronze statues  and four bas-reliefs in bronze with miracles of st Anthony.
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People were chosen to ring the bells and it was an honor to ring them. My mission's bells ring about six times a day. The bells were used to tell Indians when to do things.
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Mission San Antonio De Padua got a bronze bell from a mule's pack and hung it to the lower branch of a tree. My mission also had two other bells that Spain gave it which in all my mission had three bells.
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