Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano

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Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano is a Catholic parish in the Diocese of Orange in California. The parish church is located just northwest of Mission San Juan Capistrano in the city of San Juan Capistrano, California, United States. Completed in 1986, it was designated a minor basilica in 2000 and a national shrine in 2003.

The parish sponsors a number of ministries, notably "Serra's Pantry", a registered food agency distributing food and hygiene supplies to several hundred local families, and the Mission Basilica School, a parochial school for children in grades pre-K through 8.

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  • I wanted to visit this Basilica, but it was closed due to Covid? I was only able to walk around the outside of this edifice and sad not to be able to go inside and pray.  more »
  • The grounds are well kept and beautiful Lots of flowers This place has so much history You can just walk around and enjoy the  more »
  • No matter what your faith or even if you are non denominational this mission is truly a natural and man made wonder. Having being born in Italy and having seen so many churches, religious architecture,monasteries, convents, I must say I was impressed with all its art, natural art, and man made wonders from so long ago. It was peaceful and tranquil. I enjoyed it very much and would go back many times if I lived closer.
  • A living museum and place for reflection. Anyone can visit and walk the grounds, no religious background is needed for the history lesson contained on the grounds. Artwork and architecture are on display to study and appreciate. You can see inside the rooms and feel the history that surrounds you. A worthwhile stop if in the area.

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