• The churches of San Antonio were the heart of the Spanish colonal mission communities.

    San Antonio Missions

    National Historical Park Texas

Places

National Parks take care of special places. And what can be more special than those places that gave birth and nurtured our ancestors. Their stories will be told elsewhere. Here we will tell you of their places.

Did You Know?

The four churches within San Antonio Missions National Historical Park are active Catholic churches.

that the four churches within San Antonio Missions National Historical Park are active Catholic parish churches? While they have not been in continuous operation since established in the early 1700s, many parishioners today are direct descendants of the mission Indians who built the churches.