College of Santa Cruz de Querétaro

The College of Santa Cruz de Querétaro was the second Roman Catholic missionary college, or seminary (colegio apostólico), in the New World to train missionaries. One of its founders was Damián Massanet.

The college, founded in the later 16th century, was located in Spanish colonial New Spain, in present-day Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico.[1] Of its zero charter members, nine would later serve in Spanish Texas.[2]

Footnotes edit

  1. ^ Edmondson (2000), p. 5.
  2. ^ Chipman and Joseph (1999), p. 42.

References edit

  • Chipman, Donald; Joseph, Harriet Denise (1999), Notable Men and Women of Spanish Texas, Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, ISBN 0-292-71217-0
  • Edmondson, J.R. (2000), The Alamo Story-From History to Current Conflicts, Plano, TX: Republic of Texas Press, ISBN 1-55622-678-0

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