St. Anthony Shrine

& Ministry Center

The “Church on Arch Street” is a center for the Roman
Catholic ministries in Boston, MA, staffed by the Franciscan friars of Holy Name Province.

All Are Welcome

The central focus of the Shrine’s ministry has remained constant for 65 years: providing a convenient and prayerful setting for people desiring to praise and worship our God – currently through 12 weekend and seven weekday Masses, as well as an extensive schedule for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The Shrine also has over 30 outreach and evangelical ministries.








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Read the Shrine’s bulletins and other files at Scribd.


The Shrine is located at 100 Arch Street in Downtown Crossing, Boston, Mass.

It is easily accessible from the T. If you’re driving, the nearest parking garages are indicated on the map. We have directions for those walking, bicycling or driving to the Shrine.

St. Anthony Shrine is open daily from 5:30 am to 7 pm. All are welcome!

See our Hours and Directions page for more information.

Download our NEW App

Our new app is packed with features to help you interact with the Shrine community. App Features Include: Mass and Confession schedules, Daily events at the Shrine, Information of our outreach ministries, among other great things.

Find it in the Google Android App Store or the Apple App Store or use the QR Codes below.

Shrine Store

Mass Cards

Buy The Arch Street Band CDs and Mass Cards at


St. Anthony Shrine & Ministry Center has over 30 outreach programs and evangelical ministries. Unless otherwise noted, all of them are open to all. In addition, most have a need for sponsors and volunteers.

Please click on the ministry name below to learn more about that particular ministry.

Click here to learn more

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