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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St. Andrew Dung-Lac and Companions

Andrew Dung-Lac was one of 117 people martyred in Vietnam between 1820 and 1862. Members of this group were beatified on four different occasions between 1900 and 1951. All were canonized by St. John Paul II.

Christianity came to Vietnam (then three separate kingdoms) through the Portuguese. Jesuits opened the first permanent mission at Da Nang in ... [Read More]

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PreCana Classes - 11/20/2015

For couples currently living in our Parishes, the PreCana program will be held in January. To register, click here. Read more

Confirmation Classes - 10/20/2015

For Confirmation class schedule, click here. Read more

Volunteer in Our Parish! - 10/20/2015

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

K-6 Religious Education Classes - 10/20/2015

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

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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 on the last Monday of each month. Meetings will be held in the Upper Church of St. Brigid at 7:00pm. The next classes are: November 30th, December 28 Read more


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