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Royal Commission report into the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle

The Royal Commission report into the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle has been released. You can read the report by clicking on the link below.
We continue to pray for all whose lives are impacted by abuse.
The report makes for deeply confronting and shameful reading, and makes substantial findings of inaction and failure. The report has also identified some key issues, and this provides a focus for us as the Cathedral community as we shape our future life.
We remain committed to being a place of safety, inclusion, and welcome for all , and especially for children and those who are vulnerable.

Royal Commission media release
Royal Commission report into Anglican Diocese of Newcastle

Handel’s Messiah 17 December 2017

Christ Church Cathedral Choir presents Handel’s Messiah on Sunday 17 December at 2pm.

The work is brought to life by the Cathedral Choir, Christ Church Camerata and soloists Kathleen Moore (soprano), Kathryn Dries (mezzo), Blake Parham (tenor) and Josh Salter (bass), directed by Peter Guy.

Booking your tickets online is highly recommended (but tickets are available at the door). Click here to book your tickets NOW!

The Restoration Walk

The Restoration Walk surrounds the West, South and Eastern sides of the Cathedral. Each brick is valued at $300.00 and represents a very valuable gift to the ongoing maintenance of the cathedral. Bricks measure approx 20cm x 12cm and will provide a lasting record of your contribution. For visitors to our city this is your opportunity to assist the Cathedral and be part of our great City and its traditions.

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The Very Reverend Katherine Bowyer has been installed as Dean of Newcastle

The Very Reverend Katherine Bowyer was Commissioned and Installed as the first female Dean of Newcastle at Christ Church Cathedral on Wednesday 4th October 2017.

A full Cathedral congregation came together for the Festal Evensong to celebrate the 16th Dean of Newcastle.

Following the installation the new Dean was welcomed with loud and prolonged applause.

Dean Katherine commenced duties in her new role even before the service ended with the installation of the Reverend Michael Davies as Selwyn Canon.

Members of the Cathedral Parish, Newcastle Diocese and the people of Newcastle will undoubtedly be well served by our new Dean.
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