Basilica of

San Carlos Borromeo


          Carmel, CA              

The Mission of San Carlos was founded on August 24, 1771 by Padre Junipero Serra. Padre Serra also founded 9 other Missions.

In 1985, Pope John Paul II declared Junipero Serra venerable and in 1988 he was beatified in recognition of his heroic virtues.

In 1960 Pope John XXIII raised the historical shrine  Carmel Mission to the satus of minor basilca.


    3080 Rio Road, Carmel, CA 93923

 For information call:

 (831) 624-3600