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Saint Mary Star of the Sea

Open Now: 08:30 - 12:30, 13:30 - 16:30
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Welcoming Parish!

We always visit the parish when we are in Key West and this time we arrived on Sat. and were able... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New Port Richey, Florida
Family wedding in KW

This is a gorgeous old church. I believe from 1905. The tin ceiling and stained glass are one of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andy C
Saratoga Springs, United States
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1010 Windsor Ln, Key West, Key West, FL 33040-3270
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We always visit the parish when we are in Key West and this time we arrived on Sat. and were able to attend the Vigil Mass at Six. Everyone, members of the parish and vacationers alike were so welcoming and the mass was so uplifting...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a gorgeous old church. I believe from 1905. The tin ceiling and stained glass are one of a kind. Please go visit and say a prayer.

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close enough to walk to for us! Nice mass, pretty interior. Make sure you get a picture at night!! Mary is lit up and is beautiful!! We were there for a mass when the children’s choir sang, which was sweet.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to see the church as it was in the James Bond film Licence to kill at the beginning. When James Bond and Felix Lighter parachute down to Felix's wedding. When I visited I just saw the outside which is unchanged from the time...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Been coming here for years...has become a "must" every trip. Need to check the grotto and the history behind it.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The church itself is quite lovely. Historical signs describing the role of nuns during yellow fever epidemic many years ago was interesting. Attended mass on Sunday. Lovely celebration.

Thank standianep
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We learned during this visit that this was the Church where Earnest and Pauline were married and attended.

Thank mojack
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Try to go in morning when it's cooler. We went Saturday evening and AC wasn't doing its job. Fortunately, the priest wasn't long winded.

Thank JoAnne C
Reviewed 1 July 2018

You need to stop by and go to Mass guest are welcomed! Regular church members are friendly and make you feel as if you are a regular parishioner

Thank TSullivan63
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The Basilica of Mary Star of the Sea is called a basilica instead of a cathedral because it is a church at which the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church did and would say mass if he were there. During the SpanishAmerican War, the Catholic...More

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Amy A
21 January 2017|
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Response from CajunBelle | Reviewed this property |
Regarding attire, Key West is VERY casual, so I would think that this applies to church also. When we visited during the day, we were in shorts; not sure that I would (as an older woman) wear shorts to Mass, but feel sure... More
Minerva M
13 August 2016|
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