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Solemn Eucharist photo taken by Robert Gummow

Newcastle Remembers

The Newcastle Earthquake

25 Years Anniversary

Please Join us
at Christ Church Cathedral

Sunday 28 December, 3pm

for a Service to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Newcastle Earthquake.

Speaker: Julie Baird,
Dep.Dir. Newcastle Museum

Music: Newcastle City Choir

Afternoon Tea will follow at the Newcastle Museum.

See what’s on at the cathedral in the latest weekly pewsheet, which can be found on our downloads page along with:
…recent pewsheets…music lists…transcripts…forms

Christ Church Camerata is a group of professional musicians based at Newcastle Cathedral. Follow the link for performance schedule and other details.

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Christmas Services

Wednesday 24 December – Christmas Eve
5.00pm Service for Children and Families with Carols
7.30pm ‘Nine lessons and carols’ a service with traditional and contemporary carols for choir and congregation
11.45pm Midnight Mass with procession and blessing of the crib
Thursday 25 December The Birth of our Lord, Christmas Day
7.00am Eucharist
8.30am Choral Eucharist with procession
10.30am Eucharist for Families (Children – bring a favourite present to be blessed!)
No Evening Service
Sunday 28 December
3.00pm 25th Anniversary Service – Newcastle Earthquake
No Evensong

WELCOME TO CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL
We are a vibrant community in the heart of the City.

Our Cathedral dominates the skyline, gathering pilgrims, visitors and tourists to enjoy its splendid architecture, music and art.


The Cathedral houses Newcastle’s principal War Memorial and Memorabilia.


If you are new to the Cathedral or visiting, we hope you feel at home with us, that you meet Christ in our worship together, and that you experience us as a welcoming and joyful community.


We seek to offer worship with beauty, colour, order and dignity as with open hearts and minds we respond to the living God who makes himself known here.


The Cathedral enjoys an excellent musical tradition with a first class choir and one of the finest pipe organs in Australia.


We are a servant community, offering pastoral care and seeking to make a positive difference to life in our City. We support Samaritans, our community service organisation. www.samaritans.org.au


To all who feel they have been hurt by the failures of the Church, we want to express compassion and hope that we are able to move on together. Moving on is a project that requires patience and forgiveness and sensitivity to one another, but it is at the heart of what we are about in the Church.


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Facebook: Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle NSW.


God bless you


Stephen Williams

15th Dean of Newcastle