Weekly Notes

Each Sunday’s Weekly Notes is posted here on the Friday prior, for the benefit of people who are unable to attend Sunday services, and to assist those rostered on to read lessons or lead intercessions.

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Notes & News

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Here, you can read the Lent 2019 edition of Notes & News. This edition includes information about the Dean’s upcoming Lent sermon series, a Lenten reflection from the Precentor, a farewell to long-serving Dean’s Verger Peter Dwyer, and everything you need to know about Holy Week and Easter services at the Cathedral.


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Here you can read the Advent 2018 edition of Notes & News. This edition includes an Advent message from the Dean, a note from the Precentor on our Advent sermon series on stewardship, a word about Christmas carols from the Director of Music, and an invitation from Fr Ray McInnes to consider joining an upcoming pilgrimage.


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Click here to read the Spring 2018 edition of Notes & News. This edition contains a report on the recent Australian Deans’ Conference, an article by the Director of Music on congregational singing, a closer look at some of the archaeology happening on our doorstep, a recap of the recent past choristers’ reunion, and some important information from the Music Foundation.



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Click here to read the June 2018 edition of Notes & News, a ‘gifts of the spirit’ issue which contains contributions from many of our congregation members. Read about Rob Faithfull’s Riverina Flying Mission, our English Conversation Corner and Stories Under the Windows ministries, the Yakama Yapaneyepuk reconciliation exhibition, and Lynne Gray’s icon-painting residency in the Macartney Chapel, amongst many other wonderful ways our members are using their gifts.



Click here to read the Lent 2018 edition of Notes & News, which contains a Lenten reflection from the Director of Music, details of Cathedral staffing changes, reports on the Cambodian Service project and Bears on Stairs event, and an introduction to our soon to be appointed Canons Emeriti.




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Click here to read the Advent edition of Notes & News, which includes an Advent homily from the Dean, a preview of our Advent and Christmas installations, new and exclusive stock in the Cathedral shop, and a poignant reflection of Reconciliation from the Director of Music.




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Click here to read the September-November edition of Notes & News, which includes insights on the success of Luther’s Reformation from the Dean, reflections from the Precentor on the importance of change in our ministry and worship, an article
on the Coptic Orthodox Church by Father Jim Brady, and a report on the recent Australian Anglican Deans’ Conference.



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Click here to read the July-September edition of Notes & News. This edition includes a reflection from the Dean on the idea of Ordinary Time, an overview of recent personnel changes at the Cathedral, a book review from the Precentor, a guide to the resources available on the Cathedral website, a recap of the Thy Kingdom Come beacon event, and a preview of Science Week at the Cathedral.






Click here to read the February-April 2017 edition of Notes & News. This edition contains an overview of how St Paul’s will be celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, information about the JustWater conference, important instructions regarding the electoral roll, and all the dates you need for Lent, Holy Week and Easter at the Cathedral.




Click here to read the November-December edition of Notes & News, with pictures of the recent Cathedral miracle play Lazarus, information of the MetroRail project, news of two important bequests received, and information about our new 125 Anniversary Photography project



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Click here to read the September-November edition of Notes & News, which includes important news from Chapter, an update on the Metro Rail Project, an invitation to the 125th Anniversary Fundraising Dinner, and dates for your diary for the rest of 2016




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Click here to read the May-August edition of St Paul’s Cathedral’s quarterly newsletter. This edition contains information on how the Metro Rail Project will impact on the Cathedral and precinct, as well as details of the upcoming 125th Patronal Festival.

Science Week at the Cathedral

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Each August, St Paul’s Cathedral engages with National Science Week, and runs a number of activities that explore the chosen theme from the perspective of the science-religion interface.

The theme for National Science Week 2019 is Destination Moon: more missions, more science. Science Week at the Cathedral resources for this topic will be available here as they are produced.

The 2018 theme was Game Changers and Change MakersBelow, you can read how St Paul’s Cathedral and parishes around the Diocese of Melbourne engaged with this theme:

St Paul’s Cathedral

St Peter’s Eastern Hill

Christ Church South Yarra & Christ Church Grammar School

Gisborne Anglican Parish (Messy Church)

Annual Reports

2017 Annual Report

Annual Report - Cover Image ResizedOn 5 June 2018, the Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral formally adopted the 2017 Annual Report. The report gives insights into the many events, activities, initiatives and ministries conducted by the Cathedral. Colleagues, ministries, and volunteers of the Cathedral have each contributed reflections on the past year. It is available to read online here. Copies of the audited accounts can be obtained from the Cathedral Administrator on request.