Mission to Arizona, 1916-1940: Father Augustine Schwarz, O.F.M.
In addition to the photographs illustrating this digital exhibit, there are a number of scenes taken during Father Augustine’s visit to New Mexico, along with a score of postcards he saved or sent to friends while on vacation. These appear under the heading, “View the Entire Collection,” and reflect a long and productive life of service to his Church.
Father Schwarz suffered a fatal heart attack during a visit to Los Angeles in 1946 and died at the Queen of Angels Hospital on April 25. He was 59 years old.