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“Beautiful and friendly church” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Saint Mary Star of the Sea

Saint Mary Star of the Sea
Ranked #9 of 159 things to do in Key West
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Tallahassee, Florida
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
“Beautiful and friendly church”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2012

Lovely church, very friendly parishioners. Enjoyed the priests' homilies during daily mass. Very convenient to our B&B!

Visited December 2012
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Nashville, Tennessee
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Beautiful Church”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2012

Lovely church, all decorated for the Christmas Holidays. A nice respite amid the KW experience.
Awesome grounds, elementary school and Gift Shop.

Visited December 2012
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New Richmond, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great spiritual experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2012

Father John Baker is such a joy. His smile warms your heart not to mention his religious message. The church is historically breathtakingly beautiful! Stop by to visit the chapel and grotto too.

Visited December 2012
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USA
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127 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
“You have to go, beautiful service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2012

We are Catholic and I was really looking forward to Mass at this Church, the history is wonderful and it is a beautiful expereince. If you are not Catholic, do not let that deter you - visit - it is beautiful!

Visited November 2012
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Dallas, Texas
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114 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“If you need a place to go to mass, this is a good place.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

As Catholics, weekly mass is not optional. We were in Key West for a wedding/vacation. The wedding was on Saturday afternoon, so we couldn't make the vigil mass as we do when we're home.

Sunday morning was beautiful. A perfect church morning. One of the priests came into the back of the church snapping his fingers. I was hooked.

As it turned out, he did not deliver the homily, but the priest who did was good. He was a fast talker, but he had a nifty message.

After church, the finger-snapping priest was outside greeting the parishioners. I waited my turn and snapped my fingers at him. He cracked up. Good service.

Visited November 2012
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