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 is privileged to have Daniel Cardinal DiNardo celebrate the 12:15 p.m. Mass on Thursday, April 4. This is a great opportunity to invite your family and co-workers to daily Mass. Please be prepared that the Mass may take longer than usual.

The Dynamic Brown Bag Discussion Group will meet on Thursday, March 14th from 12:15pm - 1:15pm on the third floor of the Chapel. We will discuss The Rhythm of Life (Living Everyday with Passion & Purpose)  by Matthew Kelly.  A complimentary copy of this audio book is provided by Dynamic Catholic, and it is available at the bookstore on the 2nd floor of the Chapel.  Please bring your own lunch and a friend to enjoy a great discussion on our faith. 

2019 Men’s Lenten Study Forum

“We are all called to be holy by living our lives with love and by bearing witness in everything we do, wherever we find ourselves. Do you work for a living? Be holy by labouring with integrity and skill in the service of your brothers and sisters..'”  - Pope Francis

Finding God in Your Work


Holy Cross Chapel and Catholic Resource Center will host a men's breakfast and study forum on "Finding God in Your Work."

March 20:  Sanctification of Work
March 27:  Optimal Work
April  3:  Servant Leadership in Work
April 10:  Work and Family
April 17 (Holy Week):  Meditation & Benediction with the Blessed Sacrament

Lenten Study Forum Schedule:
6:30 am Breakfast (coffee and tacos)
7:00 am Presentation
7:30 am Group discussions
7:45 am Confessions available

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

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 2019 and beyond!  Read "What does it mean to have a Mass 'offered' for someone?".


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Stations of the Cross

Please join us each Friday during Lent after the 12:15 p.m. Mass.


Women's 2019 Lenten Series

Holy Cross Chapel will host the Women's Lenten Series on Tuesdays starting March 19 from 12pm - 1pm.  All women are invited to join our journey with Christ during Lent through “Conversations with St. Josemaria Escriva” on Women in the Social Life. The theme is "Women Walking with Christ: Lenten Companions, Then and Now."  This lunchtime series will be presented by different speaker each week.  Lunch is provided.

Tuesdays: March 19, March 26, April 2, April 9

11:45 AM - Lunch provided
12:10 PM - Speaker
12:55 PM - Closing prayer

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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