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Saint Mary Star of the Sea

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Address: 1010 Windsor Ln, Key West, Key West, FL 33040-3270
Phone Number: +1 305-294-1018
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Overslept..went to the Spanish Mass

What a treat...I do speak a little, maybe more than a little, Spanish, my husband zero...the enthusiasm at this mass was amazing! The deacons walked down the aisles before the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Patti L
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Vero Beach, Florida
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a treat...I do speak a little, maybe more than a little, Spanish, my husband zero...the enthusiasm at this mass was amazing! The deacons walked down the aisles before the service greeting everyone..we were sitting in the back and when he got to us said...and where are you from, we said Vero Beach, and conversation ensued, Miami vs. Vero, and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ducked into the church when it was raining. Beautiful and welcoming. Felt good, said a prayer. Stop on your travels.

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by to light a candle and we were pleasantly surprised at the historical ambiance of this building. We took numerous photos to remember this church.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're near the cemetery anyway, go ahead and walk up another block or so and check out this lovely open-air cathedral and prayer grotto. The grotto was said to have been constructed as a place where people can pray to keep Key West safe from hurricanes. It's worked as long as the grotto has existed. Not much here, but... More 

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Thibodaux, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea is located in a residential area on the north side of Duval. It was our objective, but getting there was a lovely walk providing us with insight into residential Key West. The church is simple, yet impressive. Floor to almost ceiling shuttered windows were thrown open to catch the breeze, providing... More 

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Louisville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

A beautiful church with lots of history The Grotto to Our Lady of Lourdes is special as is the Chapel with twenty four hour adoration.

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Seabrook, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Must see. Beautiful architecture. All windows were open and it was breezy. First Catholic Church on Key West.

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Orchard Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We always go to St. Mary's to light a candle when we're in Key West. It is so peaceful inside. I love how the windows open so while you're sitting inside, you can see the beautiful yard. We visited the gift shop in the back. They had such a large inventory of prayer cards, statues, rosaries, medals, etc.

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

While having breakfast at my hotel on Sunday I heard church bells ringing and had to go investigate. Found this beautiful church and grounds. Loved the outdoor stations of the cross and rosary. Worth a visit to enjoy the peaceful contemplative grounds.

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Manhasset, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

During a visit to KW last January, we stayed across the street from this lovely old church. The parish has a rich history on the island but is as relevant today as it has been for 100+ years. The church building is well maintained, grounds are meticulously landscaped, and the perpetual adoration chapel--open, as the name implies, 24/7--is the perfect... More 

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