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A Sleep of Prisoners

A Sleep of Prisoners

Christopher Fry’s lyrical meditation on life, death, violence and purgatory was originally commissioned as part of the Festival of Britain, and opened at St Thomas’ church in Regent Street, London in May 1951 and broadcast live by the BBC in December of that year. 10...

URGENT UPDATE FROM THE DEAN

URGENT UPDATE FROM THE DEAN

Dear Friends, It is good to be back in Perth, after some annual leave in Adelaide.  I was told you should drive over the Nullarbor at least once, and probably only once! We had cool weather for our trip, it even rained some days, both there and back. I arrived back...

We never pray alone

We never pray alone

Even though the doors to the Cathedral are shut, we continue to pray and invite you to pray with us. We have put together a booklet, Praying Alone, Praying Together, to offer you a range of resources for praying at home. The booklet has some set prayers against...

Prayer in a time of epidemic disease

Prayer in a time of epidemic disease

Lord Jesus Christ, healer and friend, come and care for all of us through the danger and uncertainty of the coronavirus epidemic. To people who are sick, bring healing. To people who are displaced, isolated, or cut off from family, friends or work, bring comfort and...

Cathedral Closed

Cathedral Closed

As of 6.00pm this evening (Sunday 31 January) all public worship, visits and other Cathedral activities are suspended following the latest announcement by the Western Australian Government.  At this stage, the Cathedral will re-open at 7.00am on Saturday 6 February....

Evensong Cancelled

Evensong Cancelled

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and the State Government’s announcement of a five-day lock down commencing at 6pm this evening, Evensong will not take place tonight (31 January) as scheduled. Be sure to keep an eye on our website and here on Facebook in the...

COMING AND BECOMING: a meditation on Advent

COMING AND BECOMING: a meditation on Advent

Cathedral Scholar, Dr Bill Leadbetter is an historian, whose principal interest is in the Roman Empire. He has published widely in Roman history and in the history of the early church. He has participated in and led archaeological survey work at Aperlae in southern...

Reverend Rae at St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral

Reverend Rae at St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral

On Friday 4 December 2020, Cathedral Pastor Reverend Rae Reinertsen was invited to robe, process and read the prayers for a wedding at St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral. Reverend Rae commented: “It was a wonderful wedding celebration, I felt truly privileged to be invited...

Spirituality, Corruption and Crime

Spirituality, Corruption and Crime

Spirituality, Corruption and Crime was the title of the presentation offered by the Honourable John McKechnie QC, former Commissioner of the Corruption and Crime Commission of WA at Coffee, Prayers and Spirituality on 25 November 2020. John sub-titled his address with...

Festival of Lessons and Carols

Festival of Lessons and Carols

You are invited to join us for a traditional Service of Lessons and Carols sung by the Cathedral Choir on either Sunday 20 December, Wednesday 23 December or Thursday 24 December. Enjoy a feast of Christmas music, along with well-loved carols and Bible readings and...

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.