MISSION BASILICA SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO


Construction of the new parish church of Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano, was completed in 1986. The church is designed after the Great Stone Church which was destroyed by the great earthquake of 1812. The ruins of the Great Stone Church are located on the Historic Mission grounds, which is open to tourists on a daily basis.

Clergy

Msgr. J. Michael McKiernan, Pastor/Rector Renewed
Deacon Gary Griffin
Rev. Sergio Ramos, Administrator
Rev. Manuel Lopez Gonzalez, Parochial Vicar
Msgr. Arthur Holquin, Rector Emeritus, Retired

Blessed Junipero Serra (1776)
Rev. Pablo Mugartegui (1776-1789)
Rev. Gregorio Amurrio (1776-1779)
Rev. Vincent Fuster (1779-1800)
Rev. Juan Norberto de Santiago (1788-1810)
Rev. Jose Faura (1800-1809)
Rev. Francisco Suner (1810-1814)
Rev. Josef Barona (1811-1831)
Rev. Geronimo Boscana (1814-1826)
Rev. Jose Maria de Zalvidea (1826-1842)
Rev. Thomas Estenatga (1843-1847)
Rev. Vicente Pasqual Oliva (1846-1848)
Rev. Bias Ordaz (1847-1850)
Rev. Jose Maria Rosales (1850-1853)
Rev. Pedro Bagaria (1853-1856)
Rev. J. Molinier, SJ (1857-1859)
Rev. Vicente Llover (1859-1863)
Rev. Miguel Duran (1863-1866)
Rev. Jose Mut (1866-1886)
Rev. Miguel Duran (1886-1889)
Rev. Pedro Verdaguer (1886-1887)
Rev. H. Curran (1889-1890)
Rev. P Grogan (1890-1892)
Rev. A. Neidhaer (1892-1893)
Rev. Jose J. O’Keefe, OFM (1893-1903)
Rev. P Stoeters (1903-1905)
Rev. Lucius Zitier, OFM (1905-1906)
Rev. Severin Westhoff, OFM (1906-1907)
Rev. Humilis Wiese, OFM (1907-1909)
Rev. Alfred Quetu (1910-1914)
Rev. Msgr. SI. John O’Sullivan (1910-1933)
Rev. Arthur Hutchinson (1933-1951)
Rev. Msgr. Vincent Lloyd Russell (1951-1976)
Rev. Msgr. Paul Martin (1976-2003)
Rev. Msgr. Art A. Holquin (2003-2014)
Rev. Msgr. J. Michael McKiernan (2014- current)

Members
Registered Families 3,565
  • english Mass Times
    • Saturday 4:30 p.m., 7 a.m.
    • Sunday 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 5 p.m.
    • Monday 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m.
    • Tuesday 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m.
    • Wednesday 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m.
    • Thursday 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m.
    • Friday 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m.
  • spanish Mass Times
    • Saturday 6 p.m.
    • Sunday 1 p.m.
    • Wednesday 7 p.m.
  • latin Mass Times
    • Sunday 6:30 a.m., 8 a.m.