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Welcome to Saint Mark Parish

I will not leave you orphans

The Liturgy

The Liturgy “In the liturgy of the New Covenant...

Weekly Bulletins

Saint Mark Weekly Bulletins (in PDF...

Greetings from the Pastor

Greeting message from father Dan Finn. It is with...

Confirmation Class Photos

St. Mark’s Confirmation class preparing the...

Saint Mark CCD Class Photo Gallery

Saint Mark’s CCD Class Photos   Thanks...

CCD Halloween Party Photo Gallery

Thanks to Camillia Duffy for the photos of this...

More About Our Parish

Saint Mark ChurchSaint Mark Parish is located within  a mile  of Ashmont Train Station and Adam Street section of Dorchester, Massachusetts. Dorchester is a working-class neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, Boston is the capital city. Saint Mark is a Roman Catholic Church, and we are handicapped accessible.


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It was in December 1905 that Archbishop John J. Williams asked the Rev. John A. Daly to take up duties as the first pastor of a parish on Dorchester Avenue just north of Ashmont that had been until that time a chapel of St. Gregory’s Parish in Lower Mills.  Rev. Daly took to his duties with dispatch and energy, remaining the pastor for 39 years until his death in 1944.

Among the prominent members of the new parish was soon-to-be Boston Mayor John F. “Honey-Fitz” Fitzgerald, who had settled his family on Welles Avenue.  His daughter Rose taught Sunday School in the parish before marrying Joseph P. Kennedy to begin her own family, one that would come to include a President of the United States, three United States Senators, and one United States Attorney General.

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Parish News

May 3, 2014 |

Way of the Cross Saint Ambrose to Saint Mark 2014

A diverse group of about 100 parishioners joined on Good Friday, April 18th, at 12 noon for the outdoor stations...

January 12, 2014 |

Confirmation Class Photos

St. Mark’s Confirmation class preparing the giving tree and on a trip to St. Cecilia’s and Arch...

November 24, 2013 |

CCD Halloween Party Photo Gallery

Thanks to Camillia Duffy for the photos of this year’s Confirmation Class Halloween...

November 16, 2013 |

Second Collections

Second Collection Schedule (PDF) second colletions...

November 3, 2013 |

Visiting Sisters

Sisters visiting from the Congregation of Lovers of the Holy Cross in Cai Nhum and currently studying English in...

October 31, 2013 |

Sunday Mass Collection Initiative

Determining Your Commitment Through the Sunday Mass Collection Initiative, each parishioner is asked to consider a...

October 26, 2013 |

Wainwright Summer Cookout Videos

Videos from Wainwright Park Cookout August...

October 20, 2013 |

St Mark Wainwright Park Cookout Aug. 2013

Saint Mark Parish Cookout Wainwright Park Dorchester, Boston,...

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