July 7, 2020

To Our Mission San Luis Rey Community,

The following opening and closing times override times listed on website pages.

In following Governor Newsome and County guidelines regarding stay-at-home orders, and the gradual reopening of our city, some areas of the Mission are now open.  Please check back as the reopening orders expand.

For the protection of our Franciscan Friars, our staff, and our community we ask all visitors to adhere to the County guidelines for reopening. Guidelines will be posted at the entrance to all areas.  All times indicated below override opening times posted on our individual web pages.

The following areas are now open:

Cemetery:  The cemetery grounds are open daily from 8am – 4pm, please adhere to social distancing, face masks are recommended. The cemetery office is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8am – 4:30pm. If you need to contact our cemetery staff at any other time, please contact Danielle Napoli at danielle@sanluisrey.org or 760-231-8445. Face coverings must be worn at all times in the cemetery office.

Gift Shop:  The Mission gift shop is now open from 11am – 4pm daily. Please adhere to social distancing when possible. Only 12 customers will be allowed in the gift shop at any time. Face coverings must be worn in the gift shop at all times. 

Museum:  Effective Tuesday, July 7th the Mission museum will be closed again. The County of San Diego has closed all indoor Museums for the next three weeks.

Historic Church:  Effective Tuesday, July 7th the Historic Church will be closed again.  The County of San Diego has closed all indoor Museums for the next three weeks. 

Retreat Center:  The retreat center is now open for private retreats and quiet days. Retreat space is now available as well. If you have any questions please contact Kathryn DeAnda at retreats@sanluisrey.org or 760-757-3659.

We pray we will continue to see a decline in the number of cases of COVID-19 in the San Diego area and for all those that have been affected by the virus, especially those that have lost a loved one.

Peace and all good,

Gwyn Grimes
Executive Director