Hours of Operation

The shrine hours are as followed:

M-F: 5:30 am to 7 pm
Sat: 8:30 am to 7 pm
Sun: 5:30 am to 8 pm

The only exceptions to this are:

  • The Information Booth (Mass Cards) is open Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm, Saturday from 10 am – 4:45 pm, and Sunday, 9 am to 4:45 pm.
  • 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.

Please inquire there for Mass cards, general information, and spiritual companionship/direction. (Mass cards can also be ordered from our online “store”.)

Also, please see the Mass schedule, the Confession schedule and the schedule of other regular worship services.

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.

Public Transportation


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.

Commuter Rail

The Shrine is close to the South Station commuter rail station.


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.