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Statue of St. John the Baptist greats the winter solstice sunrise, Mission San Juan Bautista, California...(The Baptist Immortalized by Thomas Marsh)..Founded on June 24, 1797 by Franciscan Padre Fermín Lasuén, San Juan Bautista is the 15th established and the largest of the 21 missions in California. ..Known as "The Mission of Music", it is the only mission that has served mass daily since its founding.