Docent Tony Falcón
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José Antonio (Tony) Falcón
Graduated in 1974 from the University of Puerto Rico with a Bachelor of Business Administration-Accounting degree. Entered on duty as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, San Juan Division, in 1976. Assigned to the FBI San Diego Division on 7/1/1982, and retired 7/2009. While in the FBI worked cases pertaining to White-Collar Crimes, Violent Crimes, Organized Crime, Civil Rights, Terrorism, Foreign Counterintelligence. Performed other FBI duties such as Firearms and Defensive Tactics Instructor, Tactical Instructor, Special Weapons and Tactics, Sniper, Polygraph Examiner, Border Liaison Officer-Mexico, Supervisory Special Agent.Member of the Mission San Diego de Alcalá community since 1982, and currently participate as avolunteer at the MSDA Monsignor Joseph Halter Library/Archives, Docent, RCIA, Spanish Mass Lector, Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion.
My Power Point presentation is about California’s first martyr, Fr. Luis Jayme, O.F.M., in particular his ministry and legacy at MSDA, as well as his martyrdom. Depending on time availability, I will try to highlight some aspects of Fr. Jayme’s story that relate to the legal profession: first documented sexual assault investigation in San Diego Mission; the St. Junípero Serra Petitions/EchevesteReglamento; and the canon law excommunication of Captain Fernando de Rivera y Moncada, by the SD Padres, for refusing to grant ecclesiastical asylum to one of the Indian leaders of the MSDA attack on 11/4-5/1775.