Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, CA A piece of the tilma of St.
Juan Diego, believed to be the only one in the United States, is permanently enshrined at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, California.
There are amazing pilgrimage sites in the United States.
Sites of miracles, where Saints prayed, where they lived, died, where they are entombed; places where relics are permanently on display for public veneration and even a site of an approved apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Junipero Serra in the late 1700’s, the last of 9 missions and one of the six that he personally dedicated. There is a spring that many pilgrims have claimed to have brought them healing.
The museum with displays of Chumash Indian artifacts and mission-era items. In the early 1900’s it was a long trek up and down the canyon to get water.
The first mission was built in 1769 and the last mission was built in 1823.