St. Francis by the Sea

  • 430 Park Ave.
  • Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • (949) 426-2561
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St. Francis by the Sea was once acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest church in the world. It is now the second smallest Catholic Church in the World at 1,008 square feet. This 42-seat cathedral was built in 1933 at 430 Park Ave.