Contact Us

Due to the Coronavirus, the information on the page below does not reflect up to date information give the current circumstances. 

We welcome your comments and questions.
Please give us a call or write to us at:
Office: (831) 624-1271 ext. 200 / 3080 Rio Rd. Carmel, CA 93923

Parish Clergy

Rev. Paul P. Murphy, Pastor

Rev. Rodrigo Paredes, Parochial Vicar

Deacon Warren Hoy

Mass Schedule/Communion Services

Blessed Sacrament Chapel
No scheduled masses until further notice.
Daily Morning Mass: (Mon-Fri): 7:00 am.
Noon Mass: (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) 12:00 pm.
Noon Communion Services: (Tues. and Thurs.) 12:00 pm.
Saturday Morning Mass: 8:30 am.
Reconciliation: Saturday: 9:30—10:30

St. Francis of the Redwoods
55037 Hwy-1, Big Sur, CA.
Bilingual Mass (Spanish/English): 1st & 3rd Saturday of the Month at 6:00 pm.
Winter Schedule:
 After Labor Day Weekend till Easter Sunday: 5:00 pm. 
Summer Schedule: After Easter Sunday till Labor Day Weekend: 6:00 pm.
24.9 mi from the Intersection of Hwy-1 & Rio Road. Drive time about 49 minutes.
See Map

Parish Office Hours
Closed until further notice.
Office: (831) 624-1271

Parish Staff

Parish Office (831) 624-1271

Justin J. Burke, General Manager, ext. 201

Parish Office/Reception, ext. 200

Laura Anderson Schwingel, Director of Music, ext. 208

Weddings, ext. 216

Tiffany Bedner, Organist

Jewel Gentry, Museum Manager, 831-238-5254

Phil Nash, Safety Coordinator

Mission Store & Grounds


Updated 08/03/20

The Mission Store is now open. 
Weekly hours are Wednesday through Saturday, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  

Our Museums and Basilica are closed to visitors until at least July 28.

Please check for updates on our Mission Store Page.
Store Manager, ext. 210
Open Wednesday through Saturday:  10:00am to 4:00pm

The Museum and Mission Store are closed on:

-New Year’s Day
-Christmas Eve (9:30 am to 1:00 pm)
-Christmas Day
-Day after Christmas