Mission of Nombre de Dios/Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche

Located on the west bank of Matanzas Bay at Hospital Creek. Site of the first Catholic Mass said in what is now the United States. Marked by a towering 208 foot stainless steel cross.



Natural Wildlife Viewing


Baby-changing station, Bus Parking, Covered Pavilion, Gift Shop, Multilingual Staff, Parking, Restrooms, Vending machines, Water Access

Average Visit Time

1 - 2 hours

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, Handicapped Parking, Ramps


Military Discount, Senior Citizen Discount

Guest Information

Children Allowed, Family Friendly

Hours of Operation

Hours: GIFT SHOP Mon-Fri 9-5; Sat/Sun 10-5, Open Year-Round