We are two Roman Catholic Parishes of the Archdiocese of Boston working together to serve South Boston. We are an urban, multi-ethnic, socially, culturally, and educationally diverse faith community.

Our roots are deep: Gate of Heaven Parish was established in 1863 and St. Brigid Parish was established in 1908.

Deeply committed to Jesus Christ, we endeavor to grow as a community of faith, worship, and service. We strive to be a warm, welcoming and caring parish in which the gifts and talents of all, young and old, are recognized and graciously used to nourish others. We invite you to join us at Mass this weekend and become a part of our parish family.


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Saint of the Day: St. Apollinaris
"Remember, then, that you received a spiritual seal, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of holy fear. Keep safe what you received."

St. Brigid Church:
4pm Saturday; 8am, 10:30am, & 6pm Sunday

Gate of Heaven Church:
4pm Saturday; 9am & 12Noon Sunday

St. Augustine Chapel:
4pm Saturday

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2nd Grade Sacraments

For information on upcoming dates for 2nd Grade Sacraments, view here. Read more

Online Registration

Our Parishes are pleased to offer an online registration process. If you're looking to join the Parish, you can do right here today! Read more

Confirmation Classes

For Confirmation class schedule, click here. Read more

Volunteer in Our Parish!

We are always in need of volunteers in our parishes. Get involved today! Read more

K-6 Religious Education Classes

Classes normally held on Sundays from 9am-10:15am. For more information, click here. Read more

Weekly Bulletin to your inbox!

Click here to sign up to receive our weekly bulletin, along with news from the Pilot and Cardinal Sean's blog directly to your email inbox. Read more

Parish Collaboratives - 07/01/2015

Our collaboratives in South Boston are underway! For more information, click here. Read more

Baptismal Preparation Class

Preparation Classes are held in the Upper Church of St. Brigid at 7:00pm. For a list of classes and for more information about having your child baptized... Read more


Upcoming Events & Masses

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