St. Ambrose Church

Fighting Anti-Asian Violence: Anh Mai’s Legacy Walking Tour

St. Ambrose Church

Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States

Created By: University of Massachusetts Boston


At this site, you will listen to audio about the importance of St. Ambrose Church and the Catholic Church within Dorchester's Vietnamese American community. Due to church closings and consolidations which affected St. Peter’s, St. Gregory’s, and St. Mark’s parishes all in Dorchester, Boston’s Vietnamese Catholic community is mainly concentrated at St. Ambrose Church and served currently by Fr. Linh Nguyen. The parish includes active Vietnamese youth programs. What is the importance of Catholic institutions, like St. Ambrose Church, within the Vietnamese American community in Dorchester?

Then, read this Dorchester Reporter article about the parish (including a infamous fire that occured in the 1980s):

This point of interest is part of the tour: Fighting Anti-Asian Violence: Anh Mai’s Legacy Walking Tour


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