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

    San Antonio Missions

    National Historical Park Texas

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Los Compadres

Los Compadres

Los Compadres de San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Los Compadres provides volunteer support and financial aid for preservation, restoration, and development projects at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. It is the official friends group of the park.

 
 
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Old Spanish Missions, Inc.

Old Spanish Missions, Inc.

Old Spanish Missions, Inc.

Today the National Park Service operates San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in collaboration with the Archdiocese. The Park Service is responsible for all secular elements of the four missions, including buildings, landscape and visitor centers.

Any structure actively used by the Church at Missions Concepción, San José, San Juan, and Espada is maintained by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Antonio. The Old Spanish Missions, Inc. is responsible for the maintenance and restoration of the historic mission churches.

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.