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
Holy Cross Chapel and Catholic Resource Center and the John Paul II Foundation for Life and Family continue to host its fifth week course this Tuesday, April 8th.
April 8: “Human Life in a Throw-Away Culture”
April 15 (Holy Week): Adoration and Confession “Pope Francis on God’s Mercy”
Lenten Study Forum Schedule:
6:30 am Continental Breakfast
7:00 am Talk Begins
7:30 am Small group discussions
7:45 am Closing Prayer
All men are invited to Holy Cross Chapel on Saturday, April 26, 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. Holy Mass starts at 8:00 a.m. and a continental breakfast is served at 8:45 a.m. For more information, please call the Chapel.
Catholicism 101 will resume on Thursday, April 10th from 12:05 to 12:30 pm. Bring a lunch and listen to brief talks on such timely topics as religious freedom, the Pope and Magisterium, Scripture, Mary and Love, Sex and Marriage. For further information, call the Chapel. But bring a friend and find out what the Catholic Church really teaches on timely and eternal topics.
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 and beyond! Read "What does it mean to have a Mass 'offered' for someone?".
Holy Cross Chapel will continue to host its third week of Women's Lenten Series this Tuesday, April 8th, at Noon. Mark your calendar to attend the talk on "The Sacrifice of the Mass: Our Lenten Journey to Easter Joy" presented by Fr. Paul Felix, pastor of Annunciation Catholic Church. Lunch is provided.
Stations of the Cross
After the 12:15 Mass on each Friday in Lent
Holy Thursday - April 17
NO MASSES. Confessions available from 9 am - 4 pm
Good Friday - April 18
There are NO MASSES on Good Friday
Stations of the Cross prayed at 11:35 am and 12:15 pm
Confessions available from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Chapel closes at 2:00 pm
Easter Monday - April 21
The Chapel is CLOSED
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.