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St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church

89 Hasell St, Between Meeting and King sts., Charleston, SC 29401-1417
+1 843-722-7696
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Beautiful Church with a Long History

We attended Easter mass at 9:00 am. We were sure to get there with plenty of time to spare since... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ian S
Hidden gem

What a beautiful church this is, never knew it existed in all our visits to Charleston. Lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
fjmccarl
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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A beautiful Catholic church built in 1839.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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89 Hasell St, Between Meeting and King sts., Charleston, SC 29401-1417
Downtown
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+1 843-722-7696
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended Easter mass at 9:00 am. We were sure to get there with plenty of time to spare since we anticipated it would be crowded and it was. We were there 45 minutes before the mass and were able to get seats. The church...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful church this is, never knew it existed in all our visits to Charleston. Lot of history and stained glass windows really beautiful, old fashioned pews and choir loft a lot of history.

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

I attended 11 am Sunday Mass here during my trip to Charleston. It was lovely! The choir and organ music were beautiful. The priest had a great homily. And I loved that everyone kneels at the communion rail to receive the Eucharist. Definitely check this...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

It was very worthwhile to go to the 9am Mass in downtown Charleston. The church was lovely and you could just feel how old your surroundings were. The congregation was welcoming with typical Southern charm.

Thank Gregt33
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

This church is hard to identify as a Catholic Church but once inside it surprises. We were the only ones inside and it was peaceful and beautiful in the French style. Many of its parishioners were refugees from the slave revolt on Santo Domingo. Tour...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I loved visiting Charleston and being able to spend time with the Lord in this beautiful sanctuary. The preservation upkeep is fantastic.

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Full of Catholic history. Beautiful murals throughout the church. A very spiritual and holy place. Loved the church was open mid day and we were able to light candles for our loved one. The walk around the cemetery grounds were enlightening, but sad for all...More

Thank sherrycat
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

I was cutting from Meeting Street to King Street and was passing this by accident. The pillars, which look bluish, caught my attention. It's a cool old church and only takes a few minutes to check out.

Thank LostALot22
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Attended the 9:30 am Sunday mass (the only mass offered there). The church itself, the wonderful choir, the integration of Latin via the singing were the highlights. The sermon was good but very long. Communion was a surprise....everyone kneeled at the altar rail to receive...More

Thank Hoyaken
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Enjoyed mass during our vacation. Such history in this building. Enjoyed homily by an African priest with enthusiastic message of hope. Left inspired. Interesting graveyard outside of the church is worth a short walk after. Very traditional mass & celebration of the eucharist.

Thank marequita
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