St. Joseph's College (Santa Clara County, California)

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Coordinates: 37°19′52″N 122°5′10″W / 37.33111°N 122.08611°W / 37.33111; -122.08611

This article is about the college in Maine. For other colleges of Saint Joseph, see Saint Joseph's College (disambiguation).

St. Joseph's College was a seminary of the Archdiocese of San Francisco at Mountain View, California opened in September 1924.[1] It was also referred to as St. Joseph's Seminary. It was run by the Sulpician Fathers.[2]

Its creation was supervised by Archbishop Edward J. Hanna.[3] Hanna ordered the purchase of 700 acres and the seminary was considered "the jewel of his accomplishments."[3]

The seminary buildings were severely damaged by the Loma Prieta earthquake on 17 October 1989. The seminary was permanently closed on June 30, 1991.[1] The site is now part of Rancho San Antonio County Park

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  1. ^ a b "Our History". St. Joseph’s - St. Patrick’s College Alumni Association. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Welcome Friends". St. Joseph’s - St. Patrick’s College Alumni Association. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Gribble, Richard (2006). An Archbishop for the People: The Life of Edward J. Hanna. pp. 78–79. ISBN 0809144050.