COVID-19: Our Response

St Paul’s Cathedral is closed to members of the general public. Our Public worship and other Cathedral activities is offered online.

The Cathedral and Cathedral Offices will be closed from Monday 23 March, in line with the mandate of the national cabinet. We continue to hold those who have contracted the virus, those in isolation and those who are anxious and those grieving lost loved ones in our prayers.

The Cathedral will continue to monitor and respond to the Government and Health Officials guidance in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

A prayer for those affected by COVID-19:

Keep us, good Lord, under the shadow of your mercy. Sustain and support the anxious, be with those who care for the sick, and lift up all who are brought low; that we may find comfort knowing that nothing can separate us from your love in Christ Jesus our Lord. Amen.

Keep following this page for updates and information

From the Dean

Public worship and all Cathedral study and teaching programs will be delivered exclusively via livestream from Monday, 23 March 2020, the Dean of Melbourne, Dr Andreas Loewe, informed members of the Cathedral community on Saturday, 21 March. From Monday, 23 March, the Cathedral and Anglican Centre will also be closed to members of the public.

‘This morning, the Cathedral’s governing body, the Chapter, resolved to suspend all public worship from next Monday until further notice’, Dean Andreas said. ‘We are putting these far-reaching measures in place in order to enable our visitors and worshippers to isolate and so reduce the risk and speed of infection through Covid-19.’

The Cathedral aims reach out to the people of our city and province through live-streamed worship.

Covid-19 Pandemic: Important Information

Updated 20 April 2020

All public worship is offered online

You can join us from home for live-streamed worship led by a team of ordained, lay and music ministers.

Worship services comply with the current advice of the State and Commonwealth Governments and our Diocese. We are also prepared for the event that a total lockdown results in our inability to leave home.

This means that worship will not look quite the way you would expect it to if you were able to join us in the building.

Online Worship: Webcasts & Livestream

Join in our worship from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We continue worship led by a team of ordained, lay and music ministers and available to join in via our Facebook page and Youtube Channel

Our Pattern of Worship

8:00am BCP Eucharist with Sermon
10:00am Sung Eucharist with Sermon and Hymns
2:00pm Mandarin Worship 華語崇拜

Tuesday & Thursday
12:15pm Holy Eucharist with Short Address

Wednesday & Friday
5:10pm Sung Evening Prayer with Homily

All services are available to join in via our Facebook page and Youtube Channel

Worship at Home

This page contains prayers and intercessions for personal or group use, special prayers for use if it isn’t possible to meet in church, and a simple form of prayer for the morning and evening, which can be downloaded, printed, and shared with those remaining at home or who are unable to access the Internet.

Keep in touch

We care for you and would like to check that you are all right in this difficult time. If you would like us to keep you up to date with what is happening at the Cathedral, we can only do so if we have your contact details. Please email with your name, contact details and the service you regularly attend. This is also a good opportunity to ensure we have your current contact details.

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