Mission sunrise
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On Mexico’s Missions

Mission sunrise
A clock has replaced what was once an image of Santiago, or St. James, at Misión de Santiago in Jalpan. (Bill Begalke)
In the spirit
Jalpan’s church portal typifies the exuberance of Mexico’s 18th-century missions. (Bill Begalke)
The archangel Michael stands above the eye of God at Concá mission. (Bill Begalke)