Founded in 1984, California Mission Studies Association (CMSA) is a non-profit organization formed to further advance the studies and research of our missions, presidios, ranchos, villas and pueblos. As an organization, CMSA promotes the development of archeological, historical and cultural resources. We’re hoping that this webpage will serve everyone as a first stop when looking for information regarding our missions, presidios, ranchos, and pueblos. We invite you to browse our webpage as you continue your interest of events, people and history along the mission trail. JOIN CMSA TODAY!
News & Events
The April Correo is here! Click here to read this latest issue.
The Board of CMSA announces that it is accepting Nominations from the general membership until April 30 for candidates to serve on the organization's Board of Directors. Upon receipt of Nominations, a vote of the general membership will be held via regular mail with ballots due back to CMSA postmarked by July 15, 2013. Read all the details here in the current Correo.
The 2013 CMSA Conference Video Proceedings are now online! Click here to see the presentations from this year's Confrence.
This year, Mission followers around the world are joining in the celebration of the 300th Anniversary of legendary Fray Junípero Serra's birthday and birth year. Stay up-to-date with the latest calendar of events celebrating the 300th birthday and birth year of who many call the Father of Alta California's missions in our monthly Correo.