Mass Times

of the
Holy Cross

Boston . Massachusetts

Schedule of Cathedral Liturgies

As the Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Boston and a parish to Boston’s South End, we warmly welcome parishioners, neighbors, and visitors from around the world.

During the Coronavirus precautions, only the Blessed Sacrament Chapel remains open for private, individual prayer with a limited capacity. See our Coronavirus Precautions page for more specific information. Additional information can be found by following us on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.

Holy Week Schedule

Palm Sunday: April 5

Solemn Mass with Blessing of Palms with Cardinal Seán O’Malley

Holy Thursday: April 9

Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper with Cardinal Seán O’Malley

Good Friday: April 10

Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion with Cardinal Seán O’Malley

Easter Vigil: April 11

Great Vigil of Easter with Cardinal Seán O’Malley

Easter Sunday: April 12

Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday with Cardinal Seán O’Malley

Normal Mass Schedule & Horarium

This schedule is not currently in effect during the Coronavirus Precautions.

Masses in English
  • »  9.00 am  Mondays through Saturdays (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
  • »  12.10 pm  Mondays through Fridays during Lent (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
  • »  4.30 pm  Anticipated Mass on Saturdays (Main Cathedral)
  • »  8.00 am | 11.30 am  Sundays (Main Cathedral)
Misas en Español
  • »  9.30 am  Domingo (Catedral principal)
  • »  7.00 pm  Martes y Jueves (Capilla de abajo)
Extraordinary Form: Latin Mass
  • »  10.00 am  Sundays (Our Lady’s Chapel)
Ethiopian Eritrean Ge’ez Rite Mass (Our Lady’s Chapel)
  • »  1.30 pm  Sundays
Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)

Confession is available in the Main Cathedral at the following times every week. If you would like the receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation outside these times, please contact the parish office to make an appointment with a priest.

  • »  6–7 pm  Tuesdays
  • »  6:30–8 pm  Wednesdays during Lent
  • »  3:30–4:30 pm  Saturdays
  • »  By appointment. Please call the Parish Office at 617.542.5926.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
  • »  9:30 am – 7:00 pm  Thursdays (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
Stations of the Cross
  • »  12:40 pm  Fridays following the 12:10 pm Mass (Blessed Sacrament Chapel) during Lent
The Most Holy Rosary
  • »  9:30 am  Mondays-Saturdays following the 9 am Mass (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)