The Saint Theresa of Avila Parish is one of the most popular and beautiful churches in West Roxbury.
The…More parish was formed in 1895 and is currently led by Reverend Monsignor William Manning Helmick.
The parish is a Roman Catholic congregation that is involved in the community through volunteer opportunities at local places like Faulkner Hospital and the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center.
Senior Connections 2070 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA02132 Senior Connections is a storefront 55+ program that engages residents in volunteer work, self-advocacy, as well as art…More and music outings and events. Participants are usually retired and join other senior groups in activities and events. Nursing services are available for speech, occupation and physical therapies. For a tour or to make a referral, please contact Lisa Knox, Program Director at 781-762-4001 ext. 345.
The site is listed on the National Historical Landmark registry and is comprised of fields, woods and…More wetlands. Many people may recall Brook Farm as the location for the experimental society of Transcendentalists in the 1840s. It is also the former training ground of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry of the Civil War, made famous from the movie "Glory."
Tours are offered through organizations including the West Roxbury Historical Society. The entrance is shared with The Gardens at Gethsemane cemetery.