Share Mission San Xavier with Visitors from Around the World! 

The Patronato is recruiting volunteer docents to provide guided tours of Mission San Xavier del Bac for visitors from around the world. The Patronato Docent Program began nine years ago. In 2017, docents led 1,821 guided tours for more than 30,000 people. “It is an...

Restoration Update

Six Tucson community leaders started nonprofit Patronato San Xavier in 1978 with the sole purpose to preserve and restore Mission San Xavier Del Bac. So much has been accomplished and our work continues because so many of you now share their vision for this beautiful,...

Bringing the Mission to You!

Join Patronato docent Craig Reid on a journey through the Spanish mission period. He will highlight missionaries who impacted Mission San Xavier and how the village people adapted to the many changes. You’ll also enjoy the fascinating story behind the...

IRAs and Charitable Giving

Everyone who set up and contributed to an IRA during their working years are obliged to begin withdrawals from these accounts after the of age 70. Many IRAs were set up so that the tax was deferred; in other words, taxes would be paid at the time the funds were...