Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo

Carmel Mission Basilica Museum, Rio Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Kalifornija, Združene države Amerike

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+ 1 831 624 1271

9:30 am until 7:00 pm every day

The Basilica Church, a registered National Historic Landmark, is the centerpiece of the San Carlos Borromeo. Upon entering, visitors are usually struck by its catenary ceiling, thirty foot reredos and 5 foot thick walls.

The Missions fine collection of Spanish Colonial Liturgical Art and Artifacts are displayed through the church.

Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo

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Museum and exhibitions in the Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo 

The most often heard comments from visitor’s center around the natural and spiritual beauty, of the Mission. They also show an appreciation of the historical legacy it represents.

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Through its five museums, the Carmel Mission addresses the history of one of California’s most important heritage sites.

The Harry Downie Museum, located in the forecourt to the Basilica, houses interpretive displays and artifacts devoted to telling the restoration story of the Mission and the significance of Harry Downie’s efforts in the restoration.

Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo

Behind the Basilica, in the Munrás courtyard, one will find the Munrás Family Heritage Museum.

It displays the treasured keepsakes of one prominent Monterey family. Its goal is to enhance every visitor’s appreciation of their own unique legacy.

Adjacent to the Basilica, the Jo Mora Chapel Gallery houses the elaborate Serra Memorial Cenotaph, sculpted in 1924 by Jo Mora, of travertine marble and bronze. This museum is also the home to an art exhibit which changes periodically.

In Convento Museum, through which one exits the Mission complex, is found the cell used by Saint Junipero Serra and were he died in 1784.

Other rooms in the museum present interpretive displays for further understanding the history of this beautiful heritage site.

Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo

Carmel Mission Community

The Community of the Carmel Mission has been gathering with countless faithful people, who since 1771, have sought to bring and to be the People of God in this place.

Those stewards whom Christ instructed to value what was excellent in our faith, both old and new.

People who value tradition, responsibility, vision, creativity, and excellence. They are the people who hold the Eucharist and prayer at the center of our lives.

They allow the Scriptures to instruct them on the pathways to eternal life.

Let us remain close in the same prayer! May the Lord bless you abundantly!

Museum and exhibitions

The most often heard comments from visitor’s center around the natural and spiritual beauty, of the Mission. They also show an appreciation of the historical legacy it represents. Through its five museums, the Carmel Mission addresses the history of one of California’s most important heritage sites.

The Basilica Church, a registered National Historic Landmark, is the centerpiece of the Mission. Upon entering, visitors are usually struck by its catenary ceiling, thirty foot reredos and 5 foot thick walls. The Missions fine collection of Spanish Colonial Liturgical Art and Artifacts are displayed through the church.

The Harry Downie Museum, located in the forecourt to the Basilica, houses interpretive displays and artifacts devoted to telling the restoration story of the Mission and the significance of Harry Downie’s efforts in the restoration.

Behind the Basilica, in the Munrás courtyard, one will find the Munrás Family Heritage Museum. It displays the treasured keepsakes of one prominent Monterey family. Its goal is to enhance every visitor’s appreciation of their own unique legacy.

Adjacent to the Basilica, the Jo Mora Chapel Gallery houses the elaborate Serra Memorial Cenotaph, sculpted in 1924 by Jo Mora, of travertine marble and bronze. This museum is also the home to an art exhibit which changes periodically.

Welcome to our T-SHIRT DESIGNS

Wear your faith with t-shirts that proclaim who you are. Choose from our variety of shirts and make an authentic fashion statement. Mark 16:15 He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation."

In Convento Museum, through which one exits the Mission complex, is found the cell used by Saint Junipero Serra and were he died in 1784. Other rooms in the museum present interpretive displays for further understanding the history of this beautiful heritage site.

Let us remain close in the same prayer! May the Lord bless you abundantly!

  • Saturdays:
    • Carmel Mission Basilica – 5:30 p.m.
    • Vigil Mass – Blessed Sacrament Chapel –  8:30 a.m.
  • Sundays:
    • 7:30 a.m. Quiet Mass at the Dawn
    • 9:15 a.m. Children’s Mass
    • 11:00 a.m. Solemn Choir Mass
    • 12:45 p.m. Mid Day Mass
    • 5:30 p.m. Mass
  • Weekdays:
    • Monday-Friday at 7 a.m.
    • Mon., Wed., & Fri., 12 noon

Let us remain close in the same prayer! May the Lord bless you abundantly!

Carmel Mission Community

The Community of the Carmel Mission has been gathering with countless faithful people, who since 1771, have sought to bring and to be the People of God in this place. Those stewards whom Christ instructed to value what was excellent in our faith, both old and new.

People who value tradition, responsibility, vision, creativity, and excellence. They are the people who hold the Eucharist and prayer at the center of our lives. They allow the Scriptures to instruct them on the pathways to eternal life.

They pray for each other and together as stewards of God’s many gifts, share our gifts with each other and with their brothers and sisters throughout the community and the world.

Let us remain close in the same prayer! May the Lord bless you abundantly!

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Welcome to our T-SHIRT DESIGNS

Wear your faith with t-shirts that proclaim who you are. Choose from our variety of shirts and make an authentic fashion statement. Mark 16:15 He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation."