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 women are warmly invited to attend the Women's 2018 Spring Brown Bag Series on Thursdays from April 12th through May 31st at noon.  The meeting will be held on the third floor of the Chapel.  Bring a friend or coworker!

All men are invited to Holy Cross Chapel on Wednesday, June 20, 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.

History of Holy Cross Chapel

Who founded Holy Cross Chapel?  How did it start?  What does it offer?  Click here to flip through our online brochure and find out more about the Chapel and what it has to offer.

The Archdiocese is looking forward to the 2018 Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast at Hilton-Americas on July 19, 2018.  Bishop Brendan J. Cahill 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 August 2018 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 28th,

in observance of Memorial Day.

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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