Timeline of key events in life and ministry of Blessed Junipero Serra

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CS) — Here is a timeline of key points in the life, ministry and sainthood cause of Blessed Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Spanish missionary to California. Pope Francis is scheduled to canonize the Franciscan friar Sept. 23 during his visit to Washington. — 1713: Born and baptized Miquel Joseph Nov. 24 in Petra…