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Advent and Christmas at Christ Church Cathedral Darwin

We're excited to commence our advent journey in December. Come share with us as we explore Christmas stories and traditions, both fresh and familiar over this festive season. Highlights include:
  • Hope - Sunday 3 December, 7:30 & 9am
  • Peace - Sunday 10 December, 7:30 & 9am
  • Carols Service - Sunday 10 December, 6pm
  • Joy - Sunday 17 December, 7:30 & 9am
  • Love - Sunday 24 December, 7:30 & 9am
  • Families' and Children's Service - Sunday 24 December, 5:30pm
  • Midnight Mass - Sunday 24 December, 11:30pm
  • Christmas Day - Monday 25 December, 7:30 & 9am
For more details, look on our Advent & Christmas 2017 page or check us out on Facebook.

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Orlando

Sadly, yet another mass killing. And it seems that we are becoming anaesthetised to the stream of hatred and killings that weekly fill our news media. The epistle reading this Sunday 19 June tells us that "there is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus" (Galatians 3.28). Acts of hatred like this go clearly against the message of the epistle, and the broader message of the Gospel: for we are all one. In particular, we reject homophobia in particular, and all acts of violence based on hatred in general. So, all are welcome at our service this Sunday 19 June 2016 at 9.00 am, where we will pray for the victims of Orlando, and the victims of hate crime in general. We commend the souls of the dead to Christ, and we pray for those who mourn. We also pray for those trapped in hatred and those who commit such crimes: we pray that they will open themselves to God, who is love and whose love knows no bounds.

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ONE NIGHT ONLY! Young Voices of Melbourne

Friday 1st April at 7.30 pm, the Young Voices of Melbourne supported by the Darwin Youth Choir and Pure Note Choir. Please join us for this memorable evening. Gold coin donation for admission. IMG_4034

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Holy Week

Sunday 20 March 2016 - Palm Sunday

At 7.30 am & 9.00 am we will observe Palm Sunday, and in the afternoon gather at 5.00 pm at Nightcliff with our brothers and sisters from other churches.

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Final ABM Lenten Study 5.30-6.30 pm, followed by Tenebrae ("Darkness") at 7.00 pm

Wednesday 23 March 2016

Blessing of Oils and Renewal of Clergy Vows at 7.30 am Stations of the Cross at 5.30 pm, followed by final Lenten Spirituality from 6.30 pm

Maundy Thursday 24 March 2016

Holy Eucharist with Institution of Communion and Washing of Feet at 7.00 pm

Good Friday 25 March 2016

Good Friday Liturgy at 9.00 am The Seven Words (a meditation on the words uttered by Christ on the Cross) at 12 noon

Holy Saturday 26 March 2016

Evening Prayer at 5.30 pm

Easter Sunday 27 March 2016

Solemn Eucharist with lighting of the flame and blessing of Paschal Candle at 6.00 am, Bishop Greg presiding and preaching Family Service with Holy Communion at 9.00 am, the Dean presiding

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Blessing of the Animals

Join us at the Cathedral on St Francis Day, Sunday 4th October, as we celebrate with the annual Blessing of the Animals! Large animals, small animals, all welcome! (But please bring shovels, plastic bags, or other impedementia for sanitary reasons.) The service will be a short family service, with no Communion. For those wishing to celebrate the Eucharist, please join us at our 7.30 service. Saint-Francis-Jpeg-Photo1