Mission Basilica 31520 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 The city of San Juan Capistrano was built around the historic Mission complex in 1776. The ruins of this original…More 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.