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San Xavier Roman Catholic Parish / Patronato San Xavier

Southside District

1950 W. San Xavier Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85746
United States

Phone: 520-294-2624


Fax: 520-294-3438


Acclaimed as finest example of mission architecture in U.S., southwest of Tucson on Tohono O'odham Reservation. Active parish. Gift shop. arts, crafts shop. Cafe nearby. For the first time in its more than 230-year history, free guided tours are now available. The 45-minute tours are led by specially trained, volunteer docents, who explain the Mission's history and its lavishly decorated interior, the richest and most ornate in the Southwest. For current schedule, please go to their website and click on "Docent Tours Info."

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A gleaming white structure in the middle of the desert. This beautiful church has an interesting history. It is still in use today. The sculpture is beautiful and the colors are vibrant. There’s a 25...

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Mr Jim

This is a great place to go for Mass. Very unusual, there are dogs walking around in and out of the church during Mass ( funny) no one seems to mind. There's a museum, gift shop and and room where...

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Cool desert oasis, a step out of time

If you want a religious experience this place is for you . If you just want to see a really cool historical building this place is for you. If you need to satisfy your curiosity it is worth the trip...

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