St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels

Holy Masses

Monday 12:30 FR/NL
Tuesday 12:30 FR
Wednesday 12:30 FR/NL
Thursday 12:30 FR
Friday 12:30 FR
Saturday 17:30 FR
Sundays and Holidays 09:30 FR
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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

Summer concerts 2024!

SUNDAY MUSICAL SUNDAYS 2024 : Choir Polyphoon dir. Lieven Deroo

Musical Sundays

During the 11 o’clock mass, Belgian and foreign choirs sing the sacred polyphonic repertoire and Gregorian chant, accompanied by the two main organists, Bart Jacobs and Xavier Deprez. The repertoire ranges from Gregorian to Renaissance polyphony, and from Baroque to modern. (Free admission)

Everyone is welcome!

07/07 : Polyfoon dir. Lieven Deroo. Ph. De Monte, A. Bruckner, G. Holst.

SUNDAY MUSICAL SUNDAYS 2024 : Guest Choirs during the 11 o'clock mass Full Program

Musical Sundays

During the 11 o’clock mass, Belgian and foreign choirs sing the sacred polyphonic repertoire and Gregorian chant, accompanied by the two main organists, Bart Jacobs and Xavier Deprez. The repertoire ranges from Gregorian to Renaissance polyphony, and from Baroque to modern. (Free admission)

Everyone is welcome!

07/07 : Polyfoon dir. Lieven Deroo. Ph. De Monte, A. Bruckner, G. Holst.

14/07 : Chœur de chambre Ishango dir. Ivan Yohan. Z. Lukáš, V.Bertulosi,C.Saint-Saëns.

21/07 : Te Deum. Pas de messe à 11h mais à 12h30 et sans chœur.

28/07 : Forlana Consort dir. Wouter Bossaer. Ph. De Monte.

04/08 : Lassenne Vocale dir. Ivan Yohan. Ph. Cooke, J. Goss.

11/08 : Ensemble vocal Pays Noir dir. Guillaume Houcke. W. Byrd, Th.Tallis,L.DaViadana.

15/08 : Currende dir. Erik Van Nevel. Th. L. De Victoria.

18/08 : FineChants dir. Gary Sieling. G. P. Da Palestrina, R. Lloyd, S.Vann, H. Parry

25/08 : Het Roeselaars Kamerkoor dir. Kevin Hendrickx. O. Lassus, L. Bárdos, S. MacDonald, R. Clausen.

Visits: general information

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THURSDAY 18 JULY at 15:00 hrs.

THURSDAY 18 JULY at 15:00 hrs.

Concert with the orchestra and the choir "Watford Grammar School for boys". Program: Chamber Orchestra Arensky - Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky Op 35a Honegger - Pastorale d'Été Mendelssohn - Lord God of Abraham Op. 70 Senior Choir (unaccompanied) Unterseher -...

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WEDNESDAY 24 JULY at 15:00 hrs.

WEDNESDAY 24 JULY at 15:00 hrs.

Concert with the English choir "All Saints Schola Cantorum". The programme includes extracts from Handel's Messiah. In collaboration with "Aide à l'Eglise en Détresse". Free participation in support of the summer camp for young choristers in Syria.

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THURSDAY 11 JULY

THURSDAY 11 JULY

* At 11:00 hrs: concert with the English choir QUEEN'S COLLEGE LONDON (choir, piano, flute and stringed instruments). Programme: Ave verum corpus (Mozart) - Evening prayer (Humperdink) - Gloria (Vivaldi) - Voi che sapete (Mozart) - Lift thine eye (Mendelssohn) -...

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WEDNESDAY 10 JULY

WEDNESDAY 10 JULY

* At 11:00 hrs : concert with the choir YELLOW ROSE SINGERS (Texas). Programme: Processional Hallelujah - Little Innocent Lamb - Prayer for Ukraine - Prayer of the children - Nearer, My God, to Thee - Shalom Chaverim - Ubi caritas... * At 15:00 hrs: concert with the...

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FRIDAY 12 JULY

FRIDAY 12 JULY

At 11:00 hrs: concert with the English choir PHILOMENA CHAPEL CHOIR.. Programme: Lead me Lord - Gaelic blessing - Jesus is all I need - He is exalted - Seekers and dreamers - Step out of the shadows - The Lord is my Shepherd... Free entry.

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Welcome!!

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: kathedraalsecretariaat@gmail.com

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

PASTORAL CARE
Dean Benoît Lobet
rue du Bois Sauvage 15, B-1000 Bruxelles – Tél. 02/229 24 90 – benoit.lobet@skynet.be

SECRETARY’S OFFICE
Myriam Zanzen
Rue du Bois Sauvage 15, B -1000 Bruxelles – Tel. 02/229 24 90 – kathedraalsecretariaat@gmail.com

GOVERNING BODY
President : Mrs Gaëtane Demeure
Secretary : Mr Christian Storck
Finances : Mr Vincent Laurencin
Infos: Secretary’s office, rue du Bois sauvage 15 -1000 Bruxelles – Tél. 02/229 24 90

CULTURE ET TOURISME asbl
In charge of cultural activities organised by the cathedral : rue du Bois sauvage 15 -1000 Bruxelles
Contact: arsincathedrali@gmail.com

CHARITY FRIENDS OF THE CATHEDRAL
Délégué Général/Algemeen afgevaardigde : Mr Vincent Mertens de Wilmars

CHURCH AND TOURISM BRUSSELS (Guided Tours)
Rue du Bois sauvage 15 – 1000 Bruxelles
Tél. 02/219 75 30 – etkt@skynet.be
www.churchandtourismbrussels.be

 

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It is strange that the Church celebrates the Lord’s Ascension with such joy. Departures, especially those of friends and particularly when there is no immediate prospect of their return, are generally sad events. A later chapter of the Acts of the Apostles describes...

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