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Cathedral
of the
Holy Cross
Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Boston

Welcome!
Seán Cardinal O’MalleyVery Reverend Monsignor Kevin J. O'Leary

The Cathedral of the Holy Cross is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Boston, the seat of Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, and a parish to the historic and vibrant South End of Boston.

Led by our Rector, Very Rev. Msgr. Kevin J. O’Leary, and the pastoral staff, the Cathedral of the Holy Cross serves a large and diverse population with regular Masses and sacraments offered in English, Spanish, the Extraordinary Form in Latin, and the Ethiopian-Eritrean Rite in Ge’ez.

Dedicated in 1875, the Cathedral endures as spiritual home and community resource for thousands of Bostonians.

Seán Cardinal O’Malley, OFM Cap. | Very Reverend Monsignor Kevin J. O’Leary, Rector

Important Announcements
Clergy Trust: Healthier Priests. Stronger Communities.

» Click here to watch the informational video.

2022 ‘Faith in Action’ Catholic Appeal

The Boston Archdiocese has launched the year’s Catholic Appeal. Each of us is called to care for the wellbeing of others and also to the wider church. This funds 51 central ministries in the
Archdiocese. Our parish’s goal has been set at $70,651. If you haven’t yet participated this year, we invite you to prayerfully consider making a gift pledge online by visiting bostoncatholicappeal.org. Thank you.

Worship During the Pandemic

During this time of precaution, any persons who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, have been exposed, have recently arrived from out-of-state, or are members of vulnerable populations are asked to refrain from entering the Cathedral in order to ensure the safety of God’s people. We encourage you to unite yourself in prayer by praying online. Thank you for your cooperation.

Community Notes
The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Mass Schedule
Thursday . 8 December 2022

  • »  9.00 am   English (Main Cathedral)
  • »  12.10 pm   English (Main Cathedral)
  • »  6.10 pm   English (Main Cathedral)
  • »  7.00 pm   Spanish (Blessed Sacrament Cathedral)
  • »  7.00 pm   Extraordinary Form [Latin] (Our Lady’s Chapel)
Christmas with the Copley Singers at the Cathedral!
Andrew Clarkson, Director

Sunday . 11 December | 3.00 pm

» Click here for more information.

‘From the Bell Tower’

Boston Cathedral Singers release their first album!
» Click here for more information.

Sunday Masses

Sunday Masses continue both in-person and via live-streaming. See times and full schedule for English, Spanish, Latin [Extraordinary Form], and Ethiopian-Eritrean rite. Reservations are no longer required to attend Mass.

Daily Mass Schedule

The current schedule of daily masses is:

» Monday–Saturday: 9 a.m. (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
» Tuesday, Thursday: 7 p.m. Spanish (Blessed Sacrament Chapel).

Advanced reservations are not required at this time, but precautions are observed.

Message from the Cardinal on Racism

Cardinal Seán O’Malley shares his message on racism. Watch the video in English or en español.

Food Pantry

The Cathedral Food Pantry is closed until further notice.

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