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


Due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions, Holy Cross Chapel will be open from 11am - 2pm and for the Evening Recollection for Men.  The normal 11:35am Mass will be celebrated.  Evening Recollection for Men will resume at 7:30pm as scheduled.

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

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


Current Announcements

Lunch with the Saints - Spring 2018

Holy Cross Chapel will host a monthly talk every third Wednesday on the lives of some of our favorite saints.  The talks will be presented by various priests and will begin at 12:15pm and conclude by 1pm.  The schedule is as follows.

**January 17 - POSTPONED:  St. Helen - presented by Fr. Richard Hinkley, S.T.L., Parochial Vicar at St. Helen Catholic Church.

February 21:  St. Jerome Emiliani - presented by Fr. Italo Dell'Oro, C.R.S., Director of Clergy Formation and Chaplaincy Services of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

March 21:  St. Catherine of Siena - presented by Fr. John Rooney, Director of Spiritual Formation at St. Mary's Seminary.

April 18:  Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati - presented by Fr. Lucien (Luke) Millette, J.C.L., Judicial Vicar at Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

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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