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St. Mary Basilica

Closes in 29 min: 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
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Recognized as an architectural masterpiece among Catholic churches in the south, it is the spiritual home of a vibrant St. Mary Catholic community today. The construction of this place of worship was begun in 1842 as the Cathedral of the newly...more
Closes in 29 min
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
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105 S Union St, Natchez, MS 39120-3354
+1 601-445-5616
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Reviewed 1 week ago

St. Mary Basilica in Natchez, Mississippi, is one of the most beautiful churches that you haven't heard about. Located at 105 South Union Street, it is a parish church in the Diocese of Jackson and a Minor Basilica of the Catholic Church. In 1842, construction...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This church is absolutely beautiful!! The stained glass, ceilings, outside brick are immaculate!! Fits in with quietness and coziness from this town.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 375aimeem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you only visit one church in Natchez this should be the one. It is beautifully maintained with high ceilings, wonderful stained class windows and other statues etc.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Dawn3847
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The basilica is typical beautiful with lots of statues and vaulted ceiling. Very peaceful and well kept.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank P4107AZphilm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best part was being able to visit the choir area which is on the balcony overlooking the congregation. Impressive when considering the size of the town that it is deemed a Basilica.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Richard T
Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

We had very limited time in Natchez and could only visit a couple of places. We chose this church as one of our places. Was not disappointed! Incredible! Fills you with awe. A must see!

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Michelle L
Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

The architecture is spectacular. Very beautiful sanctuary. Worth your time to loser and take Pictures.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Jerry M
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Stained glass windows are so beautiful. Worth stopping by to enjoy the beauty. Amazing detail in this church.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank MertieK
Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

Do not miss this beautiful basilica! Exquisite stained glass! The beauty and peaceful serenity of this basilica is amazing!

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank deanchap
Reviewed June 24, 2019

This church is a beautiful one and the grounds are quite lovely. The stained glass is a site to see. The outside is lovely and there are some flowers and plants in the garden which are so pretty.

Date of experience: June 2019
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April 8, 2018|
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Response from sandylindsay | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I had a look at their website and it makes mention of a number of different " church services." Not being a Catholic, I'm not sure what exactly you are looking for. If you are in the city, it would be worth calling in to... More
August 22, 2017|
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Response from AlabamaLadybug | Reviewed this property |
We visited on a week day early afternoon. We were the only ones there but as we were leaving a family was coming in to visit.
May 19, 2017|
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Response from Brenda V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as long as there are not services being held