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


Holy Cross Chapel will be closed on Monday, September 3rd, for Labor Day.

The Fisherman's Tomb by John O'Neill

The St. Thomas More Society of Galveston-Houston
Welcomes Attorney & #1 New York Times Best-Selling Author
John O'Neill

Monday, September 10th
12:15 - 1:15 pm
Holy Cross Chapel
Second Floor Conference Center
905 Main Street

John O'Neill and Sarah Wynne present their book
The Fisherman's Tomb
The True Story of Vatican's Secret Search

Join us as we learn about the intriguing story of a secret excavation and the miraculous discovery of the remains of the Apostle St. Peter amid the historical context of World War II.

$20 contribution
Payable at check-in
Lunch will be provided

RSVP to by Thursday, September 6th

Sesquicentennial Opening Event - Clayton's Legacy-Houston's Jewel

Join the Church of the Annunciation for its opening 150th Anniversary event: Clayton's Legacy - Houston's Jewel, September 6-9th.  Historical tours, sacred music, fine dining, and expert lectures about the Church, the last remaining work of Nicholas Clayton in Houston.  For more information and registration, please visit Sesquicentennial Opening Event.

All men are invited to Holy Cross Chapel on Wednesday, September 19, 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 December 2018 and beyond!  Read "What does it mean to have a Mass 'offered' for someone?".


Current Announcements

Closed for Labor Day

Holy Cross Chapel will be closed on

Monday, September 3rd,

for Labor Day!


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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