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


Christmas offering envelopes are available in the Narthex. Your donations may be made in honor of your living or in memory of your deceased loved ones.  Please take an envelope, fill in the information, insert your donation and place the envelope in the collection basket or box by the security desk. If you would like to help with the Christmas decorations for the Chapel, please see Lucia. 

The Dynamic Brown Bag Discussion Group will meet on Thursday, December 13th from 12:15pm - 1:15pm on the 3rd floor of the Chapel. We will discuss Nudging Conversions by Carrie Gress.  A complimentary copy of this book is provided by Dynamic Catholic, and it is available at the bookstore on the 2nd floor of the Chapel.  Please bring your own lunch and a friend to enjoy a great discussion on our faith. 

All men are invited to Holy Cross Chapel on Wednesday, December 14, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for an evening of spiritual talks, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Confession, and Spiritual Direction.

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 February 2019 and beyond!  Read "What does it mean to have a Mass 'offered' for someone?".


Current Announcements

2018 Women's Advent Series

“Our Journey Through Spiritual Seasons”
Connecting with Mary

November 27, December 4 and 11
11:45 am Lunch Provided
12:10 pm Opening Prayer and Introduction
12:15 pm Talk
12:55 pm Closing Prayer

Join us as we prepare for Christmas by connecting with Mary as we walk our journey through spiritual seasons. Danielle Noonan, musician, worship leader and speaker, will lead this three-session series during Advent.

Prepare your heart for Christmas by attending the Holy Cross Chapel Women's Advent Series.  All women are warmly invited to attend this series of three talks at lunchtime.  We will meet on the second floor of the Chapel.  Lunch is provided.  Bring a friend or coworker!

Our Lady of Guadalupe Fiesta - Dec. 12, 11:30 am to 1:30 p.m.

Holy Cross Chapel will have its annual celebration for the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  Lunch and music are provided. We hope you will attend with your friends and co-workers.

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 9:15-11:15am 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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