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St Patrick's Cathedral prides itself on a fine tradition of church music. All are welcome to attend these special Christmas and New Year's services.

Christmas at St Patrick's Cathedral

Saturday 30 November, 7.30pm:

Join them once again for their annual Vespers & Advent Carol Service. Presented by The Cathedral Vocal Ensemble, directed by Nicholas Forbes. All are welcome to share this tradition as they journey through Advent.  Entry FREE but there will be a retiring collection. Validated parking is available at the Wilson car parks on Hobson Street ($4) and Durham Lane ($2 entry from Queen St only). 

Tuesday 24 December:

  • 5pm: Children's Vigil Mass (Children are encouraged to come dressed as angels or shepherds)
  • 8pm: Vigil Mass
  • 11pm: Service of Readings & Carols followed by mass at midnight 12am

Wednesday 25 December:

Join them for Christmas Day Masses at 8am, 11am and 4.30pm.

Thursday 26 December:

Feast of St Stephen at 8.30am

Tuesday 31 December:

  • 8.30pm: Mass
  • 11pm: New Year Vigil Mass for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Wednesday 1 January:

New Year's Day Mass at 8.30am.

Working weekday Masses on 6-17 Jan are at 12.15pm only. Adoration resumes 3 Feb 2020. 7am weekday Masses resume 20 Jan 2020.

Organist and Director of Music: James Tibbles
Assistant Director of Music: Nicholas Forbes
Cathedral Organ Scholar: Costa Simpson
Associate Organists: Norman Elliott, Pamela L’Estrange, Michael Stoddart.
Cantors: Sarah Correa, Maeve Herd, Jae Jeong, David Lorier-May, Joselito Paraiso, Francesca Reindler, James Roberson, Stephanie Roberson, Chris Stoddard, Elizabeth Sayegh.

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Last updated: 14 November 2019