St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels

Holy Masses

Monday 12:30 NL
Tuesday 12:30 FR
Wednesday 12:30 NL
Thursday 12:30 FR
Friday 12:30 FR
Saturday 17:30 FR
Sundays and Holidays 09:30 FR
11:00 FR/NL
with organ and gregorian chants

Opening hours

Monday -> Friday 8:00-18:00
Saturday 8:00-18:00
Sunday 8:00-18:00

Christmas Concert 27/12/2021

Virtual 3D visit of the Cathedral


Welcome on the website of the Saint Michael and Saint Gudula Cathedral in Brussels.

On this website you will find all information about religious celebrations organised at the cathedral, events taking place at the cathedral and about the life of the Christian community who worships here. Mass times and a list of services available are also included in the site. The cathedral also has a vibrant cultural life. Festive masses, exhibitions and concerts take place regularly and are organised by ‘Culture & Tourisme’.

The Cathedral also is a remarkable archeological site. Its origins can be traced back to the 10th century. The website gives you plenty of information about the rich history of the building, with its architectural history covering 10 centuries. Volunteers are there to welcome you and will help you to organise guided tours. Within its walls, the cathedral has seen important historical events, which are listed in the historical survey.

We hope the visit of this website will prompt you to come and participate to one of our services or cultural events!

If you need some additional information, you may send a mail at:

Address of the Cathedral : Parvis sainte-Gudule – 1000 Bruxelles – Belgium

  • Dean Benoît Lobet
rue du Bois Sauvage 15, B-1000 Bruxelles – Tél. 02/229 24 90 –
  • Marie-Hélène Brion
Rue du Bois Sauvage 15, B -1000 Bruxelles – Tel. 02/229 24 90 –
OFFICE IN THE CATHEDRAL :  Tel. 02/219.11.70 (Lost Property, etc)
  • President : Mr Frédéric Veldekens
  • Secretary : Mr Philippe  Marchandise
  • Finances : Countess Claude d’Aspremont Lynden
Infos: Secretariate, rue du Bois sauvage 15 -1000 Bruxelles – Tél. 02/229 24 90
In charge of cultural activities organised by the cathedral : rue du Bois sauvage 15 -1000 Bruxelles
  • Délégué Général/Algemeen afgevaardigde : Mr Yvan Cardon de Lichtbuer
Tél. 0477/36.10.57 –
Rue du Bois sauvage 15 – 1000 Bruxelles
Tél. 02/219 75 30 –
Musical Sundays

Musical Sundays

Welcome to our musical Sundays  from July 4 to August 20 at11:00 am. Choirs and organ. 4/7: Ensemble I Pellegrini dir/o.l.v. Gunther Vandeven. Missa Brevis, L. Da Palestrina 11/7: Voces Desuper dir/o.l.v. Laurent Fobelets. Missa Prima, M. A. Charpentier 18/7: Lassenne...

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Carillon concerts

Carillon concerts

Programme 2021. From 5 July until 31 December 2021. Carillon concerts on the 49 bells of the Cathedral, from 4 July until 31 December 2021, each time at 14:00 hrs.4 July: Rachel PERFECTO11 July: Chantal MOLLET18 July: Marc VAN BETS21 July - Belgian National Day:...

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The concert of august 3 is cancelled.

Unfortunately the concert of august 3 is cancelled. Indeed the Russian organist Sveltana Berezhnaya is definitely not allowed to enter Belgium because of the Belgian sanitary rules. Paid tickets will be reimbursed asap.

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Ash Wednesday 17 February 2021

Ash Wednesday 17 February 2021

Enter into Lent with Mgr Jean Kockerols. Imposition of ashes on the esplanade at 12:00 noon. Continuous reading of the Gospel in French, Dutch, English, Spanish, Italian.

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Masses, adoration…

There will unfortunately be no Masses and no adoration at the cathedral until further notice. However the Cathedral is open every day from 8 :00 hrs until 18 :00 hrs and everyone is welcome for private prayer and personal worship. We should not underestimate or play...

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20 years Grenzing

Listen or listen again to this splendid  concert of 14 July in our  cathedral   20 years Grenzing    

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Christmas 2020

There will unfortunately be no Masses at the cathedral until further notice. It has been impossible to define appropriate selection criteria for limiting participation in our religious services to 15 people. However, everyone is welcome for private prayer in front of...

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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

One of the issues which kept theologians, be they patristic, scholastic or children of the Enlightenment, busy was the matter of just how much Jesus knew.  When his distressed parents found their twelve-year-old son in the Jerusalem temple, after three days of frantic...

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