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Major services for HOLY WEEK, EASTER and ANZAC Commemoration 2017

SUNDAY 9 April – Passion Sunday of the Palms
7.00am Eucharist

8.00am Eucharist with Liturgy of the Palms

10.00am Choral Eucharist with Liturgy of the Palms

6.00pm Choral Evening Prayer

WEDNESDAY 12 April – Wednesday in Holy Week
11.45am Chrism Eucharist
7.00pm Tenebrae Liturgy

THURSDAY 13 April – Maundy Thursday
7.30pm Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper
and watch of the Passion until 11pm

FRIDAY 14 April – Good Friday
8.00am  Morning Prayer and Litany
10.00am Children’s Service
12noon Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion
6.00pm Taizé Service – Prayers around the Cross

SATURDAY 15 April – Holy Saturday
7.00pm Easter Vigil Liturgy

SUNDAY 16 April – Easter Sunday
7.00am Eucharist
8.00am Sung Eucharist with Baptism & Confirmation
10.00am Orchestral Eucharist
6.00pm Festal Evensong

SUNDAY 23 April
7.00am Eucharist
8.00am Eucharist
9.30am Eucharist
6.00pm Sung Evensong – ANZAC Commemoration

Lenten Movies at the Cathedral

Wednesdays commencing at 7.30pm

with Archdeacon Sonia Roulston and Canon Katherine Bowyer

[Donation Entry – light refreshments after]

8 March

BABETTE’S FEAST (G) 1987, 102mins (Comedy, Drama, Music)

When Babette, a beautiful and mysterious French refugee, arrives in a remote Danish town the tight-knit, puritanical community begrudgingly let her in, providing her with shelter and work. But after the town patriarch passes away and Babette insists on preparing a feast in his honour, a magical world of sensory revelations is thrown open to the villagers, changing their lives forever…

Starring – Stephane Audran, Birgitte Federspiel, Bodil Kjer


15 March

THE KING’S SPEECH (PG) 2010, 119mins (Biographical drama)

England’s Prince Albert must ascend the throne as King George VI, but he has a speech impediment. Knowing that the country needs her husband to be able to communicate effectively, Elizabeth hires Lionel Logue, an Australian actor and speech therapist, to help him overcome his stammer. An extraordinary friendship develops between the two men, as Logue uses unconventional means to teach the monarch how to speak with confidence.

Starring – Geoffrey Rush, Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter,  Jennifer Ehle

29 March

JESUS OF MONTREAL (R) 1989, 120mins (comedy-drama)

The Passion play has been a success for more than 40 years in the famous Montreal basilica, but the passage of time has made it seem old-fashioned, and modern audiences are growing restless. It’s time for an overhaul.

Starring – Lothaire Bluteau, Catherine Wilkening,
Johanne-Marie Tremblay

When the going gets tough: the tough get praying

Lenten explorations of prayer in individual & community worship

Mondays during Lent
Christ Church Cathedral
7 – 8.30pm
Mon 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th March & April 3rd

  • Prayer & worship styles
  • Music prayers
  • Our issues prayers
  • Prayer Book & saintly prayers
  • Scriptural & Lament prayer
  • Artistic & creative prayer