The 18th Annual Christmas Concerts at San Xavier, dedicated to Ann Fallon were among the most memorable ever. <READ MORE>

All performances for the 18th Annual Christmas concerts at San Xavier are sold out for this year. Thank you for your support!   <<READ MORE>>

It takes many people working together to put on the annual Christmas concerts at San Xavier.  See some of the preparation and the people “behind the scenes” who make it all happen.



San Xavier Mission mentioned in December 29 New York Times story about Linda Ronstadt’s Borderland.  <<Read more>>

Would you like to learn more about San Xavier?

Take the tour! Since spring 2011, docents for Patronato have been conducting scheduled free tours of the two-centuries-old church. Read More»

Sacristy Arcade Project is Now Complete!

The work on the Sacristy Arcade is now finished.

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8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
7 a.m. to 5 p.m. everyday including holidays
Visit the Parish Website for a Mass Schedule.


MISSION SAN XAVIER DEL BAC was founded in 1692 by a Jesuit missionary, Father Eusebio Francisco Kino. It was then that he became the first non-Indian to visit the village of Wa:k, or “Bac,” as he wrote it.


Many people want to give something back. They recognize their good fortune and wish to help a worthy cause like the restoration of San Xavier. You may wish to pass the torch and communicate your values to future generations.


The restoration and history of San Xavier has been a rich topic for journalists from all over the world. See and read some of the stories about the Mission here. Also, find journalist resources for story topics and events.

Tour Schedule

Tours start outside the museum entrance and last approximately 45 minutes. Individuals do not need to sign up in advance. For groups please fill out this form.
Tours may be canceled or postponed in the event the Church schedules a service after publication of this schedule.


1950 W San Xavier Rd
Tucson, AZ 85746

The Mission is 9 miles south of downtown Tucson just off of Interstate 19. Take exit 92 and follow the signs to the church.
Contact Patronato San Xavier