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Parish Address
1 Cathedral Place
East Melbourne
VIC 3002 Australia
Postal Address
PO Box 146
East Melbourne
VIC 8002 Australia
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Parish Information

Melbourne Cathedral Parish

Christmas Celebrations and Mass Times
Friday 15 Dec 7.30pm Festival of Readings and Carols
Sunday 24 Dec 6.00pm Vigil Mass for Christmas
Sunday 24 Dec 8.30pm Carol Service
Sunday 24 Dec 9.00pm Mass of the Nativity of our Lord
Monday 25 Dec 8.00am
Monday 25 Dec 9.30am
Monday 25 Dec 11.00am Solemn Mass
Tuesday 26 December  - Feast of St Stephen 9.00am (Cathedral closes after Mass)
Wednesday 27 December  - Feast of St John, Apostle and Evangelist 7.00am and 1.00pm
Thursday 28 December  - Feast of the Holy Innocents 7.00am and 1.00pm
Friday 29 December 7.00am and 1.00pm (No Exposition)
Saturday 30 December 8.00am & 6.00pm (Vigil of Sunday)
Reconciliation at 8.30am & 5.30pm
Sunday 31 December  8.00am 9.30am, 11.00am, 6.30pm
Monday 1 January  9.00am (Cathedral closes after Mass)

Confessions for Christmas
Wednesday 20 December – Friday 22 December  12.00 noon
Saturday 23 December 8.30am

Week between Christmas and New Year – No Reconciliation
Good Friday and Easter Services

Holy Week and Easter Timetable  

Sunday 9 April - Palm Sunday
8.00am, 9.30am Mass with organ and cantor
11.00am Solemn Mass with procession celebrated by Archbishop Denis Hart with St Patrick's Cathedral singers
1.00pm Prayer Service/Circle of Silence and walk for Justice for Refugees
6.30pm Evening Mass with cantor and organ
Monday 10 April 
7.00am, 1.00pm Weekday Mass
Tuesday 11 April 
7.00am, 1.00pm Weekday Mass
11.00am Chrism Mass - Mass of the Oils
No Reconciliation
Wednesday 12 April 
7.00am, 8.00am, 1.00pm Weekday Mass
12.00 Midday Reconciliation
Thursday 13 April - Holy Thursday 
12.00 Midday Reconciliation
7.30pm Solemn Mass of the Last Supper
Friday 14 April - Good Friday 
10.00am Ecumenical Stations of the Cross (commences at St Francis Church, cnr of Lonsdale & Elizabeth Sts.)
10.30am Stations of the Cross in the Cathedral
3.00pm The Passion of our Lord
Reconciliation follows The Passion
7.30pm Tenebrae
Saturday 15 April - Easter Vigil 
8.00pm Easter Vigil in the Holy Night (inc paschal fire, Baptism, Confirmation and first Holy Communion)
Sunday 16 April - Easter Sunday 
8.00am, 9.30am Mass with organ and cantor
11.00am Solemn Mass celebrated by Archbishop Denis Hart with organ and cantor
6.30pm Evening Mass with cantor and organ
Monday 17 April 
9.00am Weekday Mass
Cathedral will close after the morning Mass
Parish Mass Times
The Sacrament of Reconciliation at St Patrick’s Cathedral is in English and is available on weekdays from Tuesday - Friday at 12.00pm. On weekends Reconciliation is available on Saturday immediately after 8.00am Mass, 5.30pm.


Monday 7.00AM Monday 1.00PM Tuesday 7.00AM Tuesday 1.00PM Wednesday 7.00AM Wednesday 1.00PM Thursday 7.00AM Thursday 1.00PM Friday 7.00AM Friday 1.00PM Exposition after Mass Saturday 8.00AM Saturday 6.00PM Vigil Sunday 8.00AM Sunday 9.30AM Sunday 11.00AM Sunday 6.30PM
St Patrick's Cathedral
1 Cathedral Place
East Melbourne


St John the Evangelist
576 Victoria Pde
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