Colonade Arches in the San Jose Mission. Spanish Mission of Texas in San Antonio, Texas.

Colonade Arches in the San Jose Mission. Spanish Mission of Texas in San Antonio, Texas.

Natural light flow through a single window in the chapel room

Natural light flow through a single window in the chapel room

Exterior window of a historical building in the San Juan Mission.

Exterior window of a historical building in the San Juan Mission.

San Juan Courtyard and church. Spanish mission in Texas at San Antonio, TX

San Juan Courtyard and church. Spanish mission in Texas at San Antonio, TX

Wrought iron gate is the entrance though the fortess wall into the courtyard.

Wrought iron gate is the entrance though the fortess wall into the courtyard.

Colonade Arches in the San Jose Mission. Spanish Mission of Texas in San Antonio, Texas.

Colonade Arches in the San Jose Mission. Spanish Mission of Texas in San Antonio, Texas.

Small cannon is on vigilant watch from the wall of the La Bahia mission.

Small cannon is on vigilant watch from the wall of the La Bahia mission.

Cannon viewed from outside the walls of the La Bahia Mission.

Cannon viewed from outside the walls of the La Bahia Mission.

San Jose Mission view of the courtyard and church with a cross and catcus in the foreground.

San Jose Mission view of the courtyard and church with a cross and catcus in the foreground.

The Priest's entrance door into the San Jose Church.

The Priest's entrance door into the San Jose Church.

Enclosed courtyard is just outside of the Colonade and San Jose church is in the background.

Enclosed courtyard is just outside of the Colonade and San Jose church is in the background.

The walls and arches are the remaining stucture of the Colonade.

The walls and arches are the remaining stucture of the Colonade.

Walkway and arches to the clergy offices of the Concepion mission.

Walkway and arches to the clergy offices of the Concepion mission.

A small window is creating very dramatic lighting in a chapel room.

A small window is creating very dramatic lighting in a chapel room.

Late Evening light is accenting the twin steeples of the Concepion Church.

Late Evening light is accenting the twin steeples of the Concepion Church.

View of the Concepion courtyard and church.

View of the Concepion courtyard and church.

Evening light is casting it glow on the Concepion Mission.

Evening light is casting it glow on the Concepion Mission.

Framed view of the San Jaun Church.

Framed view of the San Jaun Church.

Espada dam was built for water diversion to irrigate the food crop use to feed the animals and population of the missions.

Espada dam was built for water diversion to irrigate the food crop use to feed the animals and population of the missions.

Espada dam was built for water diversion to irrigate the food crop use to feed the animals and population of the missions.

Espada dam was built for water diversion to irrigate the food crop use to feed the animals and population of the missions.