Mass Times


Cathedral
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.
The Cathedral is open daily for personal prayer between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. in addition to the regular schedule of Masses and other events listed below.Any announcements regarding our schedule can be found by following us on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.

CHRISTMAS MASSES
Christmas Eve: 24 December
  • »  4.30 pm  Anticipated Christmas Mass in English (Main Cathedral)
  • »  9.00 pm  Extraordinary Form | Latin First Mass of Christmas (Our Lady’s Chapel)
  • »  11.30 pm  Chorale Prelude to Midnight Mass (Main Cathedral)
  • »  Midnight  Midnight Mass with Cardinal Seán (Main Cathedral)
Christmas Day: 25 December
  • »  8.00 am  Christmas Mass in English (Main Cathedral)
  • »  9.30 am  Christmas Mass in Spanish (Main Cathedral)
  • »  10.00 am  Extraordinary Form | Latin Third Mass of Christmas (Our Lady’s Chapel)
  • »  11.30 am  Christmas Mass in English with Cardinal Seán (Main Cathedral)
New Year’s Eve: 31 December
  • »  4.30 pm  Anticipated Mass for Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Our Lady’s Chapel)
New Year’s Day: 1 January

January 1st is the 8th and final Octave Day of Christmas and is the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, which is celebrated as a holyday of obligation in the Archdiocese of Boston.

  • »  8.00 am  Mass in English (Main Cathedral)
  • »  9.30 am  Mass in Spanish (Main Cathedral)
  • »  10.00 am  Extraordinary Form | Latin (Our Lady’s Chapel)
  • »  Noon  Haitian Community New Year’s Mass with Cardinal Seán (Main Cathedral)
Masses in English
  • »  4.30 pm  Saturday Vigil (Main Cathedral)
  • »  8.00 am | 11.30 am  Sunday (Main Cathedral)
  • »  9.00 am  Monday through Saturday (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
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  Sunday (Our Lady’s Chapel)
Ethiopian Eritrean Ge’ez Rite Mass (Lower Church)
  • »  1.30 pm  Sunday
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.

  • »  10–11 am  Mondays
  • »  10–11 am  and  6–7 pm  Tuesdays
  • »  10–11 am  and  3.45–4.20 pm  Saturdays
  • »  By appointment. Please call the Parish Office at 617.542.5926.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
  • »  10.00 am – 7.00 pm  Thursdays (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)