Visit Holy Cross Chapel in Downtown Houston Today! 

If you work in Downtown Houston and would like to have a place to simply spend a few moments in silence or prayer, feel free to stop by the Holy Cross Chapel. People from all denominations are welcome! If you are Catholic, then you will find additional benefit from the Chapel as a place where you can attend weekday mass, go to confession, browse a bookstore full of solid and trustworthy Catholic doctrine and literature, have access to regular spiritual direction from holy and excellent priests, and receive good formation to foster spiritual growth and a stronger relationship with God...  all conveniently located within close proximity to your workplace.

From the Weekly Bulletin


The next Morning Recollection for Professional Women is scheduled on Saturday, August 2nd.  The schedule is:

9:15 am    Mass with homily

10:30 am  Talk

11:15 am  Meditation

11:45 pm Conclusion

We hope you are able to come and unwind from your busy week in the quiet, intimate atmosphere that Holy Cross Chapel offers.  For more information, please call Kathy McGarry, 713- 524-9782 Ext. 113. 

Join us for a Great Bible Study for the Women's Brown Bag Series at Holy Cross Chapel. Next session is on Wednesday, August 6th at 12:10 p.m. on the second floor.  See class dates and topics.

Café Catholica is a young adult (ages 18-30's) dinner lecture series featuring some of the most dynamic speakers in our Archdiocese. The Cafe is held Monday evenings each summer at St. Michael's Catholic Church (1801 Sage Road, Houston, 77056). We begin with Confessions at 5:15 pm; Holy Mass at 6:15 pm (come if you can); food is served at 7:15 pm; and the speaker starts at 8:15 pm.

July 7                  Daniel Cardinal DiNardo

July 14                Msgr. Frank Rossi

July 21                Panel Discussion Moderated by Deacon Sam Dunning

July 28               John Michael Talbot

For more information, please visit their website at

You are invited on a 9-day trip to Spain for Don Alvaro's beatification from September 21-29, 2014.  Register at

If you like to give a special gift for someone, please consider having a Mass in honor of that Special Someone for their Birthday, Anniversary or just because.  There are Masses available throughout the month of September and beyond!  Read "What does it mean to have a Mass 'offered' for someone?".


Current Announcements

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Holy Day of Obligation - August 15, 2013

The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on August 15th is a Holy Day of Obligation. We encourage you to make an extra effort to attend Mass on that day when we celebrate Mary’s bodily assumption to heaven.

Mass times are 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 1:00 p.m. Celebrants are posted on our calendar.  We look forward to seeing you then, and bring a friend!

The Chapel’s monthly calendar is now available online at  You may check out the celebrant for each Mass and other activities or special events scheduled at the Chapel.  Please call the Chapel for confirmation.

Mass Times and Confession

Mass is celebrated Monday through Friday at 11:35 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Confessions are available weekly from 9:15-11:30am and 2:00-3:30pm.  Please call ahead for Priest’s availability. More on activities at the Chapel.


Daily homilies are recorded and available for listening and reference. Read book reviews of noteworthy books available in our bookstore. See a list of recommended websites and apps. More on our online resources.

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