St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, 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 – Tel. 02/217.83.45 –
  • Marie-Hélène Brion
Rue du Bois Sauvage 15, B -1000 Bruxelles – Tel. 02/217.83.45 –
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 – Tel. 02/217.83.45
In charge of cultural activities organised by the cathedral : rue du Bois sauvage 15 -1000 Bruxelles
  • General delegate : Mr Yvan Cardon de Lichtbuer
Tél. 0477/36.10.57 –
Rue du Bois sauvage 15 – 1000 Bruxelles
Tel. 02/219 75 30 –

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Due to the exceptional measures linked to Covid-19, the cathedral is closed until further notice. Thank you for your understanding.

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