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Mexico: A Handbook on the Missions of the Episcopal Church.

By Frank Whittington Creighton, S.T.D.
Suffragan Bishop of Long Island
Sometime Missionary Bishop of Mexico

New York: The National Council of the Protestant Episcopal Church, 1936.

Forty miles southeast of Mexico City is the volcano Popocatepetl

Aztec pyramids at Teotihuacan, thirty miles from the capital

Among Mexico's ancient ruins is this temple discovered under the Cindadela

Statue to the last of the Aztec Emperors who defended the City of Tenoxtitlan against the Spaniards

The Statue of Liberty in Mexico City is one of several monuments which adorn the streets of the capital

In Mexico City the service of Benito Juarez as Liberator and constitutional President is remembered fittingly by this monument.

The stately governmental buildings and broad plazas add to the beauty of Mexico's capital city.

At Cuantla in the State of Morelas the revolutionary activities of Emiliano Zapata are commemorated by this statue

Altar and reredos, Christ Church, Mexico City, which was use as the cathedral by Bishop Aves and Bishop Creighton

St. George's Church, Pachuca, has ministered through the years to the English-speaking colony in this mining center

A street in Mexico City showing the modern buildings which line its broad thoroughfares. The Post Office is at the left

The Rt. Rev. Henry Damerel Aves, first Missionary Bishop of Mexico, 1904-1923

Students of St. Andrew's Industrial School, Guadalajara, many of whom look forward to the Church's ministry

Building at Hooker School erected with the B.T.O. of 1928

The House of Hope at Nopala where Mrs. Sara Salinas ministers to the blind, the crippled, the infirm, and the ailing country people

A new patient arrives at the House of Hope to receive the tender care and ministrations of its Christlike head, Mrs. Salinas

Esquela Fraternidad at Nopala has trained many young people as teachers who now serve in government schools

The choir of St. George's Church, Pachuca

Pachuca, where St. George's Church serves English-speaking residents

The Rt. Rev. Frank W. Creighton, second Missionary Bishop of Mexico, 1926-1933

On March 6, 1927, in Christ Church Cathedral, Mexico City, Bishop Creighton ordained five deacons, since advanced to the priesthood

Bishop Creighton lays cornerstone for a new church at Santiago Loma--one of several such services witnessing to the vitality of the work

Calvary Church, Humini, State of Hidalgo, where early in Bishop Creighton's episcopate a bell was blessed

The Henry Eglinton Montgomery Memorial Infirmary at the Hooker School, Mexico City

Members of the Congregation at San Martin de las Flores have organized a band to play at church services and festivals

The Rt. Rev. Efrain Salinas y Velasco, third Missionary Bishop of Mexico, 1934-

The Church of San Jose de Gracia is one of the oldest church buildings in Mexico, having been built less than a century after the Conquest

The Church of San Esteba Martyr, San Sebastian, where Bishop Salinas y Velasco held a special convocation for the State of Jalisco in 1935

Clergymen and lay delegates to the annual convocation of the Missionary District of Mexico. Bishop Salinas is in the first row

Bishop Salinas y Velasco visits San Miguel Mission, Mimiapan, State of Mexico

Bishop Salinas y Velasco lays the cornerstone of San Mateo Chapel, Tecalco

Chuch school, Templo de Jesus in San Martin de las Flores, an Indian village in the State of Jalisco

A Mexican Churchman provided this chapel for St. Andrew's School, Guadalajara

Church people of the State of Jalisco gather for their first regional convocation

Parish hall at San Pedro Martyr built entirely by the Indian villagers who also provided two-thirds of the necessary funds

Bishop Salinas y Velasco advances to the priesthood the Rev. Francisco Aragon, an Indian, trained in St. Andrew's School and the Philadelphia Divinity School

The Bishop of Mexico with some of his people--the San Mateo congregation at Tecaclo, State of Mexico

The congregation at Santa Maria Tlalmimilopan, a little Indian village on a mountain top in charge of the Rev. Samuel Ambrade

La Santisima Trinidad at Maravillas was built by a Mexican Churchman whose family have ever been loyal to the faith

Congregation at San Bartolo where the Church has one of its most attractive and romantic buildings in Mexico

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