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


Mother’s Day Mass Cards are available in the Bookstore or from the Security Guard. Envelopes are provided so that you may make an offering for Masses in honor (for the living) or in memory (for the deceased). Masses will be celebrated for the intentions of these mothers on Monday, May 11. 

Catholicism 101 will resume on Thursday, May 28, from 12:15 to 12:40 pm. Come and join us in exploring the fundamental aspects of the Catholic Faith on every second and fourth Thursday of the month.  We gather for a short presentation on some feature of Catholic life such as confession, religious liberty, the Pope and the Magisterium, the Sacraments, Mary and the Saints, the Priesthood, the Laity, Salvation and many more.  Presentations are followed by a friendly and frank discussion.  Catholics and non-Catholics alike are very welcome!  Come to whichever discussion interests you.  You need not have attended prior sessions to join us.

The next Morning Recollection for Professional Women is scheduled on Saturday, June 5th.  The schedule is:

9:30 am    Mass with extended homily as second meditation

10:15 am  Talk

11:00 am  Meditation

12:00 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. 

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 July 2015 and beyond!  Read "What does it mean to have a Mass 'offered' for someone?".


Current Announcements

Closed for Memorial Day

Holy Cross Chapel will be closed on

Monday, May 25th,

for Memorial Day!

Recordings from Women's Lenten Series 2015

Did you miss the talks at Women's Lenten Series 2015 or do you wish to hear them again?  Arland Nichols and Chris Stravitsch, Co-Founders of the John Paul II Foundation for Life and Family, presented the series entitled “Perspectives of Pope Francis”.  Listen to their lectures by visiting Women's Lenten Series 2015 website.

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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