Hours of Operation
The shrine is open daily from 5:30 am to 7 pm. The only exceptions to this are:
- The Shrine will remain open until 8 pm on Sundays.
- legal holidays (when the shrine opens at 7:00 am and closes at 11 am),
- because of inclement weather, and
- on major solemnities of the Church, such as Christmas and Easter.
These exceptions will be announced on this website.
The Mass Card booth is open Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4:45 pm and on Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm. Please inquire there for Mass cards, general information, and spiritual companionship/direction. (Mass cards can also be ordered from our online “store”.)
The Shrine is located at 100 Arch Street in Downtown Crossing, Boston, Mass. It is easily accessible from the T. If you’re driving, there are a number of nearby parking garages. For walking, bicycling or driving directions, click on the red icon on the map to the left and then on Get directions.
The Shrine is located at the Downtown Crossing station (Red, Orange and Silver lines). It is also a short walk from the Park Street (Green and Red lines) and South Station stations (Red and Silver lines).
The Shrine is close to a number of bus lines, including: 7, 11, 448, 449, 459, 501, 504, 505, 553, 554, 556 & 558.
The Shrine is close to the South Station commuter rail station.
A Boston Blue Bikes station is located on Arch Street at the corner of Franklin Street, just steps from the Shrine.
There is a very limited amount of on-street parking available on Arch and Otis Streets. There are parking garages at:
All Are Welcome
St. Anthony Shrine is handicapped accessible.
We also have low-gluten hosts. Please see the bottom of the Mass Schedule page for more information.