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Mission Basilica
31520 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
The city of San Juan Capistrano was built around the historic Mission complex in 1776. The ruins of this originalMore structure are also located on this property and are now a museum. The Mission Basilica is the more modern structure and home to the Catholic faith headed by Rev. Monsignor Arthur A. Holquin. Mass services are conducted daily in this Basilica building with High Mass held on Saturdays and Sundays. The facility is used by members of the church for weddings, births and funeral services. The site is a registered monument with the National Historic Preservation Trust. In the year 2000, His Holiness, Pope John Paul II named this special place of pilgrimage a "Minor Basilica" and today it is a calling place for Catholics to visit.
Mission San Juan Capistrano
26801 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
The city of San Juan Capistrano sprung up around this historic Mission complex after it was built in 1776. The ruins ofMore this original Mission structure are located here, forming the focus of the museum. There are manicured gardens on the 10-acre site where adobe preserved architecture and exhibition texts tell the history of an earlier California. The Mission is a registered monument with the National Historic Preservation Trust. In 2000, Pope John Paul II named this special place of pilgrimage a "minor basilica."
Dynasty Collections & Antiques
31531 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
This showroom across the street from the Mission Basilica church near the historic Mission de Capistrano specializes inMore Japanese and Chinese antiques though it also carries American and European antiques. Items include porcelain, pottery and stone figures that are great for outdoor gardens.
Mission Basilica School
31641 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Mission Basilica School is a Catholic school serving residents in South Orange County. It is a Blue Ribbon schoolMore for academic excellence and offers single grade classrooms from pre-kindgergarten through eighth grade. Its programs include a variety of core curriculum and extra curriculur activities as well as half- and full-day pre-kindergarten care. Students can partake in programs such as cheer, choir, drama club, sports, spelling bee and academic decathlon. Mission Parish School serves residents of San Juan Capistrano, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Niquel, Laguna Hills, Dana Point, Mission Viejo, Capistrano Beach, San Clemente, Aliso Viejo and Newport Beach. 
San Juan Capistrano Library
31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
The San Juan Capistrano Library is a branch of the larger Orange County public library system. It is located across theMore street from the historic Mission Basilica, and mirrors its Spanish architecture, albeit in a more modern style. There is a bookstore within the library that is run by the nonprofit Friends of the Library organization. It receives donated books, which it turns around and sells to residents for a small price. The library hosts books discussions, children's readings and adult book clubs. It has films, art books and art exhibits, and a separate section of the library is devoted to books and films that discuss the history of San Juan Capistrano and the Mission.
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