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, July 18, 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.

The Archdiocese is looking forward to the 2018 Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast at Hilton-Americas on July 19, 2018.  Most Reverend Brendan J. Cahill, Bishop of Victoria, will be the keynote speaker at this event and tables and tickets are selling quickly.  You may purchase tickets online at or call 713-652-4417.

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 October 2018 and beyond!  Read "What does it mean to have a Mass 'offered' for someone?".


Current Announcements

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel - July 16

Blessing and Investiture in the Brown Scapular will take place at 11:35am Mass and 12:15pm Mass.

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Holy Day of Obligation - August 15, 2018

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. We look forward to seeing you then, and bring a friend!

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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