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Saint Ann Parish Neponset 

243 Neponset Avenue

Dorchester, Mass. 02122

Phone: 617-825-6180 


Mass Schedule

Saint Ann's Collaborative Parish

Saint Brendan Parish 

589 Gallivan Blvd

Dorchester, Mass. 02124


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    Mass Schedule


Beginning Monday January 4, 

the St. Ann & St. Brendan

parish offices will be staffed as follows, 

with parish business for both parishes being conducted in the following locations:

Mondays: Saint Brendan site

Tuesdays: Saint Brendan site

Wednesdays: Saint Brendan AND Saint Ann sites

Thursdays: Saint Ann site

Fridays: Saint Ann site




243 Neponset Ave, Boston, MA 02122
Driving Directions
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History of Saint Ann Parish



Saint Ann Pray for Us

You were favored by God and called to be the

Mother of the Most Holy Virgin Mary.

You are thus blessed to be Grandmother of our Savior Jesus Christ.

By your intimacy with your most pure daughter and her divine Son,

protect this parish and family dedicated to

your saintly protection and intercession.

In your kindness, obtain for us the grace to love as a child of God.

Watch over our family.

Secure for us the strength of faith. Guide us to

perform faithfully all of our daily duties.

With God’s Mercy and the Divine Assistance help us in our time of need

and teach us to persevere in the love of Jesus and Mary.


Our Patron, St Ann

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Our patron,

 St. Brendan the Navigator,

once prayed as he was traveling, 

"Lord, help me,

for your sea is so big and my boat is so small."

  May Our Lord,

through this Parish Community,

help you navigate this big sea of life and guide you safely Home.

Our Patron, St Brendan

Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy

Advent in the Collaborative

Please plan to take advantage of the special programs being offered in the Collaborative of St. Ann and St. Brendan this Advent. Each provides a wonderful opportunity to prepare to celebrate the gift of Christ’s life among us!

The Light is On For You – Sacrament of Penance

Wednesdays of Advent 6.30 to 8.00 PM (November 30, December 7, 14 & 21) – Confessions will be heard at St. Ann’s – stop in before heading off to Christmas shop!

Advent Lecture Series

Two special talks will be offered to help us prepare to celebrate Christmas and to live our Catholic faith in our world today:

Tuesday, December 6th, 7.00 PM at St. Ann’s  
“Living our Catholic Faith with Firm Intention” 
Father Michael Drea will reflect on witnessing to Christ in our lives.

Thursday, December 15th, 7.00 PM at St. Brendan’s
“Preparing for Christmas: Music, Mary, Mass”
Come hear Boston's three youngest priests (Fr. Patrick Fiorillo, Fr. Anthony Cusack and Fr. Gerald Souza) offer an evening of reflections and music on the season of Advent and how to be prepared for the coming of the Savior!

Special Blessing of the Christ Child

Mark your calendar for the weekend of December 10th and 11th – Gaudete Sunday– please plan to bring the Christ Child figure that will be placed in your family’s home Nativity scene to be blessed at all the Masses. As we prepare for Christmas, what a wonderful way to help the children (and, in fact, all of us) better understand the true meaning of Christmas by preparing a home Nativity scene. The Nativity scene or crèche dates to 1223 when St. Francis of Assisi created the first representation of the birth of Christ in the Italian town of Greccio. St. Francis hoped to assist the faithful in understanding the greatness of God’s love through the humility of His birth in the Bethlehem manger.

An Evening of Christmas Music with the Choir of St. Paul’s

Saturday, December 17 at 7.00 PM at St. Brendan’s
The renowned choir of boys and men from St. Paul’s, Harvard Square will offer inspiring music of the season followed by a festive reception in the church hall. Admission is free and all are welcome!


Coming soon to a mailbox near you! Please be watching your mailbox for an important letter of update about our parishes of St. Ann and St. Brendan that you will be receiving from Father Drea. This letter will detail information about the finances in both parishes and how we hope to address this important issue.


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