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THE CHURCH AS COMMUNITY

THE CHURCH AS COMMUNITY

On Sunday 6 September we worshiped in the beautiful Burt Memorial Hall due to building works in the Cathedral. A copy of the Dean's sermon can be found here.

Chataway Responses

Chataway Responses

At Evensong on Sunday 23 August we premiered the Responses written by our very own Dean, the Very Reverend Chris Chataway, sung by the Cathedral’s fabulous female upper voices. Dr Joseph Nolan, Cathedral Master of Music said: “We have been so fortunate at St George’s...

IN PRAISE OF EVENSONG

IN PRAISE OF EVENSONG

The Anglican Prayer Book evolved from the First Prayer Book of Edward VI issued in 1549, and was widely resisted. Contrary to the official line vigorously pursued by such influential figures as Thomas Cromwell and backed up by a formidable publicity machine, mediaeval...

DANCING IN THE SKY

DANCING IN THE SKY

Please find here a reflection on Jesus’ Ascension called DANCING IN THE SKY by Dr Bill Leadbetter, Canon and Cathedral Scholar.

Lockdown listening

Lockdown listening

We are delighted to report that the respected New York magazine, The New Criterion, has awarded very high praise to our Cathedral Organist, Dr Joseph Nolan. The extract below compares the recordings of Widor organ symphonies by Daniel Roth (St Sulpice, Paris),...

Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come

Daily reflections for the Global Wave of Prayer. For the last three years I have encouraged people in the Cathedral to take part in the global wave of prayer, which happens between Ascension and Pentecost. This has become an annual event launched by Archbishop Justin...

Easter Joy

Easter Joy

Without a pandemic, the Cathedral would be filled with joyful music, prayers and decorations. Behind the scenes of our broadcasts, there is just as much commitment as ever, to express that Easter hope and joy through liturgy and music, in word and scripture in every...

Vale The Right Reverend Brian Kyme

Vale The Right Reverend Brian Kyme

AN APPRECIATION OF HIS MINISTRY AT THE CATHEDRAL When Bishop Brian retired from his official diocesan duties, he became complicit in a double conspiracy. I conspired to have him at the Cathedral, and he conspired to come to the Cathedral. It was a win-win match-up. I...

We never pray alone

We never pray alone

Even though the doors of the Cathedral have been shut, the clergy and vergers have continued their daily round of prayer and have had our dispersed Cathedral community very much on our hearts as we do this. We shall continue to pray in the Cathedral for as long as we...

Message from the Dean

Message from the Dean

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought circumstances we have not experienced before. In these unprecedented times, decisions have had to be made that have never been made before. The Cathedral is closed until further notice and all public worship and other Cathedral...

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY
The Dean and Chapter of St George’s Cathedral acknowledges the Noongar people as the original custodians of this land. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and affirm our commitment to the work of reconciliation.