Saint Michael and Saint Gudula Cathedral in Brussels

Holy Masses

Monday 7:45 FR
12:30 NL
Tuesday 7:45 NL
12:30 FR
Wednesday 7:45 FR
12:30 NL
Thursday 7:45 NL
12:30 FR
Friday 7:45 FR
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 7:00-18:00
Saturday 8:00-17:00
Sunday 13:00-18:00

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 Claude Castiau
rue du Bois Sauvage 15, B-1000 Bruxelles – Tél. 02/217.83.45   Fax:02/219.96.55 –
  • Marie-Hélène Brion
Rue du Bois Sauvage 15, B -1000 Bruxelles – Tel. 02/217.83.45 – Fax:02/219.96.55 –
OFFICE IN THE CATHEDRAL :  Tél. 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. 02/217.83.45
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 –

Concert of the Funds of the Friends of the Cathedral

Concert on 17 I 10 I 2019 › 20.00 Ein deutsches Requiem,  op. 45 Johannes Brahms

The Passion of Edith Cavell

The Passion of Edith Cavell

From Thursday 29 August until Thursday 26 September 2019. Exhibition. The way to the cross.Polyptyque of Brian Whelan.In 2015, the Cathedral of Brussels commemorated the centenary of Edith Cavell’s death by presenting the polyptych commissioned by Norwich...

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Fries Byzantijns Mannenkoor

Fries Byzantijns Mannenkoor

Monday 30 September at 11:00 hrs. Concert by the Dutch choir "Fries Byzantijns Mannenkoor". Programme: Chwalite Imja Gospodne (Hristov) -  Bogoroditse Devo (Rachmaninov) - Otyse Nash (Kedrova) - Oetwerdi Bozje (Kosolapov) - Da Isprawitsa (Bortniansky)......

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West Wycombe Chamber Choir

West Wycombe Chamber Choir

Monday 28 October at 15:00 hrs. "High Wycombe Chamber choir" from England will give a performance of songs from around the world including hymns and motets by Stanford, Fauré, Mozart, Bruckner, Handel and Rossini, and also Ave Maria by Bach/Gounod, O Rest...

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Carillon concerts

Carillon concerts

Programme 2019. From 30 June until 31 December 2019. Carillon concerts on the 49 bells of the Cathedral, from 30 June until 31 December 2019, each time at 14:00 hrs. 30 June: Audrey Dye 7 June: Frank Deleu 14 July: Julien Govoorts 21 July- Belgian...

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Michel van Coxie

Michel van Coxie

Until September 30                In the framework of the « Flemish masters in situ » action by Openbaar Kunstbezit Vlaanderen by the cathedral exhibits the Crucifixion altarpiece by Michiel Coxcie Influential 16th-century artist from Mechelen Michiel Coxcie learned...

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