Mission

PRESS RELEASE LIBRARY

August 05, 2014
Music Under the Stars Concert Rescheduled for September 6

June 19, 2014
Mission San Juan Capistrano's New 'Art Guild' Holds First Meeting

May 13, 2014
San Juan Capistrano Residents Admitted to Mission Free on Saturday

May 09, 2014
Vicky Carabin Invited to Join Mission Preservation Foundation Board

May 05, 2014
Mission San Juan Capistrano to Host Battle of the Mariachis

May 04, 2014
Station of the Cross XII Painting to be Unveiled

April 04, 2014
Tradition Continues with El Viaje de Portolá Ride

March 05, 2014
St. Joseph's Day and Return of the Swallows Celebration March 19

February 26, 2014
Mission Preservation Board Elects Paul Mikos as New Member

January 23, 2014
Successful Swallows Vocalization Project Resumes

November 25, 2013
Celebrate Christmas at the Mission December 7

November 18, 2013
Station of the Cross XII Painting to Undergo Conservation

November 8, 2013
Mission San Juan Capistrano Opens "Mission Clubhouse"

November 1, 2013
Mission Announces 2014 Lineup for Music Under the Stars

November 1, 2013
New Artifacts Added to Mission Treasures Exhibit

October 7, 2013
Camposant: A Historical Tribute to the Mission Cemetery

July 18, 2013
Broadway Star and Singer Susan Egan to Perform at Elegant "Romance of the Mission" Benefit Gala on September 20

June 01, 2013
Mission Store Set for Grand Opening

June 01, 2013
Monsignor Holquin Spots Swallows at Mission

May 30, 2013
Historic Serra Chapel Painting Uncovered

May 21, 2013
Mission San Juan Capistrano to Host Historic Restoration Effort

May 13, 2013
Winners Take Home Big Prizes at Battle of the Mariachis

May 10, 2013
Flowers in Bloom at Mission San Juan Capistrano

May 2, 2013
Mission San Juan Capistrano to Host Battle of the Mariachis

April 3, 2013
New Tours Unveiled at Mission San Juan Capistrano

March 27, 2013
Historic Bell Ringing in Honor of Father Serra

March 22, 2013
St. Joseph's Day and Return of the Swallows Celebration a Success

March 4, 2013
St. Joseph's Day and the Return of the Swallows Celebration

February 20, 2013
Historic Moment: Gate House Opening

February 19, 2013
Swallows, and St. Joseph's Day, Fast Approaching

December 4, 2012
Mission San Juan Capistrano Announces Dates for 'Celebrating Communities'

December 3, 2012
Mission's Leon Rene Room Gets a Makeover

November 2, 2012
Celebrate the Holiday Season with 'Christmas at the Mission'

November 1, 2012
Mission Announces 2013 Lineup for Music Under the Stars

October 17, 2012
Five-Year Forecast for Mission Events

October 10, 2012
Mission San Juan Capistrano Lends Artifacts to Discovery Science Center

September 18, 2012
Mission Preservation Foundation Benefit Gala Sizzles with Phantom Star Davis Gaines Performance

September 7, 2012
Dorkowski Named to Mission Preservation Foundation Board

August 30, 2012
Mission Updates Native American Museum

July 25, 2012
Citizens Business Bank Makes Donation to Mission

July 13, 2012
Music Under the Stars Off to Rockin' Start

June 27, 2012
Gate House Ground Broken

May 24, 2012
Dr. Brown was Right: More Swallows Seen at Mission

May 15, 2012
Battle of the Mariachis Sets Attendance Record

May 3, 2012
Mission San Juan Capistrano to Host Battle of the Mariachis

April 18, 2012
Flowers in Full Bloom at Mission San Juan Capistrano

April 3, 2012
Mission San Juan Capistrano Celebrates 49th Empty Saddles Ride

March 27, 2012
Phase I of Mission San Juan Capistrano Gate House Project Complete

March 22, 2012
Mission Celebrates St. Joseph's Day and Return of the Swallows

February 24, 2012
18th Century Painting of Mary Magdalene Restored

February 15, 2012
St. Joseph's Day & The Return of the Swallows Celebration

January 12, 2012
The Beginnings of Preservation at Mission San Juan Capistrano

December 19, 2011
Celebrating Communities

December 14, 2011
Mission Gate House Preservation Project Underway

December 8, 2011
Birtchers Donate Historically Significant Painting

November 28, 2011
The Bells Still Toll at Mission San Juan Capistrano

November 21, 2011
Mission's Gate House Project Breaking Ground

November 21, 2011
Jennifer Ring Hired as Mission's Museum Registrar

October 27, 2011
Mission Reveals Bands for Music Under the Stars 2012

October 12, 2011
Serra Chapel Chalice on Display at Mission Treasures

September 20, 2011
Mission Preservation Foundation Nets Over $210,000 at Romance of the Mission Benefit Gala

September 06, 2011
Mission Treasures: Historical Collection Revealed Exhibit Now Permanent

September 06, 2011
Mission San Juan Capistrano to Receive Prestigious Award

July 14, 2011
Mary Pickford's Secret Wedding

June 27, 2011
Music Under the Stars Kicks Off on High Note

June 22, 2011
Remembering the Past: Original Baptism, Marriage and Burial Records

June 1, 2011
Father Junipero Serra's Vestment Set on Display


May 23, 2011
Battle of the Mariachis Festival a Success

May 16, 2011
Abraham Lincoln Helped Maintain Mission Preservation

May 4, 2011
Mission Hosts Battle of the Mariachis

April 19, 2011
Mission Treasures Bring History to Life

April 5, 2011
Mission Celebrates 48th Annual Empty Saddles Ceremony

April 5, 2011
Mission Hires Kari Bracamonte as Venue Sales Coordinator

March 30, 2011
Mission Parish School Makes Donation for Preservation

March 21, 2011
Swallows Perform Mission Flyover

March 14, 2011
RSVP for St. Joseph's Day and The Return of the Swallows Celebration

March 7, 2011
St. Joseph's Day and The Return of the Swallows Celebration

February 8, 2011
Cal State Fullerton Professor to Give Lecture on Lewis & Clark

January 11, 2011
Mission Announces Music Under the Stars Lineup for 2011

January 3, 2011
Local Communities Have Their Day

November 23 , 2010
Mission Cookbook a Recipe for Success


November 1 , 2010
Christmas at the Mission

September 27, 2010
Farewell to Swallows

September 20, 2010
Exploring the Explorers: Lewis and Clark's Adventures Comes to Life

September 14, 2010
Mission San Juan Capistrano's Benefit Gala Nets $198,000 and Announces Gate House Preservation Project

August 23, 2010
Mission Restores Blessed Virgin Mary Painting

August 9, 2010
Zorro Unmasked Exhibit Extended

July 1, 2010
Booklet Honors Father O'Sullivan

June 14, 2010
Mission San Juan Capistrano Hosts "The Legend of Zorro: Myth or History" Lecture

May 25, 2010
45,000 People Watched as "Mariachi Chula Vista" Took First Place at Mission San Juan Capistrano

May 14, 2010
Mission San Juan Capistrano Presents Music Under the Stars Summer Concert Series


May 10, 2010
Mission's Executive Director Nominated for Women in Business Award


May 5, 2010
Zorro Unmasked at Mission San Juan Capistrano

May 4, 2010
Summer Programs for Kids at Orange County's Only Mission

April 29, 2010
Resolution of Support for Mission San Juan Capistrano and its current Administration

April 13, 2010
Sixth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival at Mission San Juan Capistrano

March 30, 2010
Preservation Flourishes at Mission San Juan Capistrano

March 29, 2010
47th El Viaje De Portolá Annual Spring Ride And Empty Saddles Ceremony


March 11, 2010
What's Happening With Mission San Juan Capistrano's Famous Cliff Swallows
St. Joseph's Day & The Return of the Swallows Celebration

February 16, 2010
Mission San Juan Capistrano Debuts Italian Version of Audio Tour

February 12, 2010
Mission San Juan Capistrano Thanks Supporters

January 29, 2010
The People Behind Mission San Juan Capistrano: People. Preservation. Purpose

January 15, 2010
Remaining Burial Plots at the Historic Mission Cemetery

December 18, 2009
Irvine Museum's "Plein Air Collection" On Display At Mission San Juan Capistrano

December 7, 2009
Mission San Juan Capistrano Gets A Jump On New Year's Resolutions


November 23, 2009
AT&T Awards $5,000 To Adopt-A-Class Programs At Mission San Juan Capistrano


November 17, 2009
2nd Annual Day Of Remembrance Ceremony At Mission San Juan Capistrano


November 6, 2009
2,725 Underserved Students Adopted Since 2005


November 9, 2009
Mission Family Member, Cha Cha Belardes Loses Cancer Battle


October 29, 2009
Anthony Moiso Steps Down As Mission Preservation Foundation President


October 26, 2009
New Tell-All Mission San Juan Capistrano History Book


September 30, 2009
Farewell To The Swallows Event At Mission San Juan Capistrano


September 28, 2009
Mission San Juan Capistrano Docent Society Training Class To Start In January

September 23, 2009
Gala Raises Funds for Mission Preservation and Museum Experience


September 10, 2009
Catch Gold Fever! At Mission San Juan Capistrano-Debut of Museum Exhibit to Media, Members, and Teachers


September 4, 2009
New Museum Exhibit Open In South Wing Of Mission San Juan Capistrano


September 2, 2009
Mission San Juan Capsitrano Employee Honored For 40 Years Of Service


September 1, 2009
Parenting Orange County Magazine Names Mission San Juan Capistrano As "Favorite Historical Site"


August 31, 2009
Mission San Juan Capistrano Offers Free Admission On Smithsonian Magazine's 5th Annual Museum Day


August 1, 2009
Villas & Verandas Art Exhibition At Mission San Juan Capistrano


July 31, 2009
Use Your Ralphs Rewards Card To Raise Funds For The Mission!


July 17, 2009
New "Gold Fever!" Exibit And "Journey To The West Program" Opens At Mission San Juan Capistrano


July 14, 2009
Mission Tea Party


June 30, 2009
The Swallows Tweet And Now So Does Mission San Juan Capistrano


June 16, 2009
3,000 People Watched As "Puno De Oro" Took First Place At Mission San Juan Capistrano


June 9, 2009
Disney Helps Mission San Juan Capistrano


May 28, 2009
Mission San Juan Capistrano's Benefit Gala Will Be An Unforgettable Night


May 26, 2009
Capistrano Valley Symphony Is Back At Mission San Juan Capistrano


May 20, 2009
Grammy Award-winning Mariachi Divas! Performing at Mission San Juan Capistrano


May 19, 2009
Mission San Juan Capistrano's Fifth Annual Battle Of The Mariachis Festival


May 14, 2009
The Reverend Arthur A. Holquin, Pastor of Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano Received a Papal Honor from Pope Benedict XVI


May 5, 2009
Flowers Are In Full Bloom At Mission San Juan Capistrano


April 15, 2009
Mission San Juan Capistrano partners with Imagination Celebration, continues to offer affordable family-time options


April 4, 2009
El Viaje de Portolá Riders Present Mission San Juan Capistrano with $10,000


March 11, 2009
Mission Celebrates South County Communities: Residents of Laguna Niguel Offered 2 for 1 Admission Discount on May 1


March 9, 2009
Mission to Open California Missions Resource Studio on March 19


February 23, 2009
Mission Offers 2009 Summertime Activities: Craft Days, Old-Fashioned Play Days & Storytelling on Weekdays; Ceramics & Indian Summer Camps


February 18, 2009
Madeline Swinden Joins the Mission Preservation Foundation Board


February 16, 2009
Mission Presents Living History Days, 2nd Saturday of the Month


February 4, 2009
New Docent Training Classes at Mission San Juan Capistrano


January 28, 2009
Mission Parish School Receives $474,000 from McDonough Estate


January 27, 2009
Mission Honors Employees, Volunteers at 2009 Appreciation Luncheon


January 26, 2009
Mission to Present Inaugural Day of the Dead Remembrance Ceremony on February 6


January 22, 2009
Mission San Juan Capistrano Presents 2009 Music Under the Stars Concert Series


January 16, 2009
Mission Celebrates Women’s History Month with Ladies of Lincoln’s Era Exhibition, March 12th, Lectures & Activities


January 15, 2009
Mission’s Serra Chapel Sacristy Rehabilitation Project Completed


January 14, 2009
Mission Celebrates South County Communities: Residents of Dana Point, Monarch Beach & Laguna Beach Offered 2 for 1 Admission Discount on Feb. 6


January 13, 2009
Conservation Work Begins on Mission’s Historic Processional Cross and Candlesticks


January 9, 2009
Mission Joins in Arts Orange County’s Imagination Celebration: Spring Event to Celebrate Koi Fish in Mission’s Fountains