Mission San Luis Rey Mission San Luis Rey

Oceanside, California

Founded June 13, 1798

Father Lasuen founded the eighteenth California mission, which became one of the most successful and wealthiest of the Franciscan establishments.

Photo courtesy of Anne M. Schmiesing © 2007 CatholicHistory.net


Mission San Luis Rey * San Diego Historical Society


H. Kelsey, Mission San Luis Rey: A Brief History

M. Levick, The Missions of California  

Children's book J. Quasha, Mission San Luis Rey De Francia