Mary, Gate of Heaven Catholic Church, Negril

4.9
#8 of 32 in Historic Sites in Jamaica
Worshipping tourists and locals alike head to the small, unassuming Mary, Gate of Heaven Catholic Church, a religious sanctuary in a tropical beachside setting. Check the schedule ahead of time if you'd like to catch a vibrant mass led by locals at this Franciscan-run church. Take time for a moment of reflection inside the chapel, and spend some time in the remote environs surrounding the church. Any monetary donations given help to support local community initiatives set up by the church, such as a soup kitchen that regularly feeds the poorest in the area. Plan to see Mary, Gate of Heaven Catholic Church and other attractions that appeal to you using our Negril vacation route planner.
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  • July 2, 2017
    Nice, friendly church. Run by Franciscans. Very welcoming to visitors and newcomers. Small church with apparently small congregation. Across the street from Coco la Palm hotel.  more »
  • June 18, 2017
    You have to look for this smaller church as is is on a very busy part of a main street. Doors and windows are open and it is a great church experience. Priest was easier to understand than many here i...  more »
  • April 14, 2017
    I visited this church for Palm Sunday mass. It was lovely. My background is Baptist/Pentacostal/AME, while my travelling partner was raised Catholic. I felt right at home as the service, while it is s...  more »

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