Why is San Juan capistrono mission called San Juan capistrono?
San Juan Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano is the site of a Catholic mission for which it is named, Mission San Juan Capistrano. When the Mission was founded in 1776, the region was populated by the Acjachemen band of Native Americans, called Juanenos by the Spanish. The mission was named after the Franciscan saint Giovanni da Capistrano (1386-1456).