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.
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.

Ash Wednesday: February 26, 2020
Ash Wednesday, celebrated on February 26, marks the beginning of the season of Lent. It is a great devotion to begin this penitential season with the tradition of receiving ashes on the forehead. Ashes will be distributed during every Mass as well as between Masses from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. in the Main Cathedral. Masses will be celebrated at:

  • »  9.00 am  Mass in English (Main Cathedral)
  • »  9.45 am  High School Mass in English (Main Cathedral)
  • »  12.10 pm  Mass in English (Main Cathedral)
  • »  6.00 pm  Mass in English (Main Cathedral)
  • »  7.00 pm  Mass in Spanish/Misa en Español (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
  • »  6.00 pm  Extraordinary Form Mass in Latin (Our Lady’s Chapel)
Masses in English
  • »  9.00 am  Mondays through Saturdays (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
  • »  12.10 pm  Mondays through Saturdays 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
  • »  10.00 am – 7.00 pm  Thursdays (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)