The name of my mission is Santa Clara de Asis. My mission was named after a order of poor nuns called St.Clare found 1193 to 1253. Santa Clara de Asis was built January 1777. Who started my mission is Junipero Serra my mission was the 8th mission founded by Father Serra.My mission is located in santa Clara.Santa Clara was bui;t because the spanish wated to gain more land. The priests wanted to convert  to catholisim. Spanish also wanted to spread their language and traditions to Alta California.