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Only place for Catholic service

We happen to be lucky enough to have the bishop visiting when we attended mass. During his visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Union, Ohio
Don't forget to pray while you're away!

Located in the heart of Gatlinburg activity, St. Mary's church was easy to find, welcoming and a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Corsica, Pennsylvania
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304 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3325
+1 865-436-4907
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 July 2011

My husband and I passed this church several times when we used to stay at the Sidney James Mountain Lodge on Historic Nature Trail during vacation. A couple of times we thought about attending Sunday Mass. Finally, this year we were able attend the 9am...More

9  Thank daisyferret1
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I did not attend service, but we parked here and walked Round the area. They decrate for Christmas and the grounds were well maintained.

3  Thank crystalm37
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happen to be lucky enough to have the bishop visiting when we attended mass. During his visit he gave little info about this little church land locked with no place to grow. Looking for a place other then nature to relax then spend some...More

Thank mocpgc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the heart of Gatlinburg activity, St. Mary's church was easy to find, welcoming and a great place to worship. They also allow tourists to park for $5 (no charge while attending mass).

Thank LisaWR
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Sweet little Catholic church right down town. Convenient to the strip! We were happy to be able to find a church and keep up with our Sunday routine!

2  Thank momma4u4
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The staff and members of this church are very involved with this ministry. How fortunate to have a dedicated priest assigned to this parish. Loved the "I went to mass at St. Mary's" coffee mug particularly since St. Mary's is the name of my home...More

Thank junebug992
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Very nice Catholic Church in the heart of Gatlinburg. Very good service with good music and pastor. Made all tourist feel at home. Three services. One on Saturday and two on Sunday. Parking is a bit of a mess if it is crowded. People park...More

Thank rjcvg
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful mass at St Mary’s. The message was great! The music was beautiful and up beat! Father Punnackal is quite a character. Will definitely go back when we visit Gatlinburg again.

Thank nschuette
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We attended Saturday evening Mass at St. Mary's and felt very welcome there. The later time for Mass on Saturday evening was very convenient.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We enjoyed attending Sunday Mass at St. Mary's. The parishioners were friendly and I really enjoyed the priest's sermon. Mass was quite full.

Thank Travelgirl77710
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Very accommodating and welcoming to guests..Excellent sermon Conveniently located in the downtown area. Sat. 7:00 PM, Sun 9:00 and 11:00AM Masses. Beautiful country Church.

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice small church, parking is extremely limited so we parked right across the street for $6 a day and walked around. The Parrish was welcoming and we will be back when visiting Gatlinburg.

Thank eph2b
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10 June 2018|
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Response from traveler8932018 | Reviewed this property |
It looks like a normal church built around 1953 except somebody in the later 20th century remodeled the inside for complete practicality. There's nothing inside worth seeing on it's own. I have no idea how it got a 5 star... More
Ana R
17 February 2016|
Response from Fosbachtru | Reviewed this property |
According to the St. Mary's church website, Easter Mass times are (on 3/27) 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 pm
Ana R
17 February 2016|
Response from Fosbachtru | Reviewed this property |
I checked Google Maps, it says 10 min drive, 2.8 miles.