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


Father’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 fathers on Monday, June 20. 

The next Morning Recollection for Young Professional Women is scheduled on Saturday, June 4. The schedule is:

9:30 am   Coffee

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. 

All men are invited to Holy Cross Chapel on Wednesday, June 15, 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, June 18, 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 Archdiocese is looking forward to the 2016 Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast at Hilton-Americas on July 28, 2016.  Bishop Michael Sis of San Angelo 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 August 2016 and beyond!  Read "What does it mean to have a Mass 'offered' for someone?".


Current Announcements


Solemn Mass for the

Feast of Saint Josemaria Escriva

Founder of Opus Dei

You, your family, and friends are cordially invited!

Saturday, June 25, 2016

9:00 a.m.

Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

1111 St. Joseph Parkway

Houston, Texas 77002

Bishop George Sheltz

Auxiliary Bishop of Galveston-Houston

Main Celebrant

The Men's Reading Group will meet the first and third Wednesday of each month from 12:00-12:30 on the 2nd floor. The group is reading and discussing recent documents written by Pope Francis. The next meeting is this Wednesday April 6. All men are invited

Brown Bag Lunch Series for Women

All women are invited to a 13 week Brown Bag Lunch Series at the Holy Cross Chapel on Tuesdays from 12 noon - 1pm beginning on May 24th.  This Brown Bag will feature a Scott Hahn's DVD, The Lamb's Supper.

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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