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


All men are invited to Holy Cross Chapel on Wednesday, February 17, 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.

All men are invited to Holy Cross Chapel on Saturday, February 20, from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. for a morning of spiritual talks, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Confession, and Spiritual Direction.   A continental breakfast is served at 8:45 a.m.  For more information, please call the Chapel.

The next Morning Recollection for Young Professionals is scheduled on Saturday, March 5. The schedule is:

9:30 am   Light breakfast

10:00 am  Meditation

10:45 am  Talk

11:30 am  Mass

12:30 pm Conclusion

We hope you are able to come and unwind from your busy week in a 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 May 2016 and beyond!  Read "What does it mean to have a Mass 'offered' for someone?".


Current Announcements

Closed for President's Day

Holy Cross Chapel will be closed on Monday, February 15, for President's Day!

Stations of the Cross

Please join us each Friday during Lent after the 12:15 p.m. Mass.


2016 Men's Lenten Study Forum

All men are invited to attend the Lenten Study Forum starting Wednesday, February 17.  This six-week course during Lent will focus on the teachings of Pope Francis regarding mercy.  Small reading groups will be formed to read and discuss: "Misericordiae Vultus" and the Pope's new book "The Name of God is Mercy."  Activities will take place following the 11:35am Mass and will last for 1/2 hour ending approximately at 12:30pm.  Please register by sending email to

Schedule is as follows:

February 17 - Introductory talk and form reading groups

February 24 - Reading groups

March 2 - Reading groups

March 9 - Reading groups

March 16 - Reading groups

March 23 (Holy Week), 6:30 am - Meditation and confessions

Women's 2016 Lenten Series

Holy Cross Chapel will host the Women's Lenten Series on Tuesdays starting February 16 from 12pm - 1pm.  All women are invited to attend.  The theme is "Embracing God's Mercy and Reconciliation."  This lunchtime series will be presented by different priest each week.  This is a perfect way to prepare your heart for Easter in this Year of Mercy. Lunch is provided.

February 16:   Fr. Frank Vera

February 23:  Fr. Paul Kais

March 1:  Fr. Jerry Jung

March 8:  Fr. David Bergeron

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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