Encountering the Heart of Christ in the Heart of Boston

St. Francis Chapel is a spiritual refuge for visitors, travelers, residents and workers in the heart of historic Back Bay Boston. The Oblates of the Virgin Mary offer daily Mass, Confession and Eucharistic Adoration.

Chapel Family Commitment

Help preserve this oasis of silent prayer and peace.


Lent at the Chapel

View guidelines for fasting and abstinence, and our schedule of Masses, Confessions and events for the Lenten Season.

Marian Saints of Mercy

First-class relics of St. John Paul II, St. Maximillian Kolbe

and St. Faustina are on permanent display in St. Francis Chapel.

The Lanterian

Check out our new weekly Mass supplement.


Find us in the Back Bay, Boston.

Light a Candle

Light a Candle

Make a donation to support our ministries, and we’ll light a candle in honor of your loved one.

Our Lady, Help of Persecuted Christians Icon

The Icon of Our Lady, Help of Persecuted Christians will be at the Chapel for veneration on March 30 & 31

Prayer service – Saturday, March 30 at 12:30 PM (after the noon Mass)

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