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We are an Anglican Church in the anglo-catholic tradition, with rich liturgical and musical traditions and heritage. Our website will help you find out more about the life of this community. We invite you to be part of any of the services and other events happening at the Church of St Mary Magdalene.

For more information about individual events, please read our weekly announcements.


To read our current What’s On brochure (everything we have planned from Labour Day to Christmas) please click here:




Wednesday, 28 September
10.00 am Mass
* 11.00 am Wednesday Morning Discussion Group (Spiritual Growth for Adults)

Thursday, 29 September – St Michael & All Angels
7.15 am Mass
10.00 am La Santa Missa (Portuguese)
6.00 pm Procession & Solemn Mass
- Prelude Paul Drayton, Pavane
- Mass Gregorian chant, Missa de Angelis
- Motet Healey Willan, Apostrophe to the heavenly hosts
- Postlude Petr Eben, Moto ostinato
We are joined by the choir of St Jude’s, Oakville.
… followed by a pot-luck supper.
* Please note that Centering Prayer is not meeting this week.

Friday, 30 September
6.00 pm Mass

Saturday, 1 October
10.00 am Mass
* 1.00 pm A Visit to the Labyrinth (Spiritual Growth for Adults)

Sunday, 2 October – Pentecost XX
8.00 am Said Mass
9.30 am Sung Mass
11.00 Solemn Mass
- Prelude Kenneth Leighton, St Columba
- Mass Healey Willan, Missa brevis VI
- Motet Christopher Tye, Give almes of thy goods
- Postlude Herbert Sumsion, Procession
2.00 pm Blessing of the Animals (Our Parish Community)
4.00 pm Organ Recital
- Johann Sebastian Bach, Sinfonia (Cantata 29)
- Johann Sebastian Bach, Trio sonata in E flat major
- Johann Sebastian Bach, Passacaglia & fugue in C minor
4.30 pm Solemn Evensong & Benediction
- Canticles Thomas Morley (Magnificat), and Vicenzo Ruffo (Nunc dimittis), Plainsong with fauxbourdons
- Motet Richard Lloyd, View me, Lord
- Postlude Johann Sebastian Bach, Trio


Monday, 3 October
6.00 pm Mass

Tuesday, 4 October
7.15 am Mass
* 7.00 pm Collegium Magdalenae: “Lord, Teach Us to Pray” (Spiritual Growth for Adults)

Wednesday, 5 October
10.00 am Mass
* 11.00 am Wednesday Morning Discussion Group (Spiritual Growth for Adults)

Thursday, 6 October
7.15 am Mass
10.00 am La Messa (Italian)
* 6.00 pm Centering Prayer (Spiritual Growth for Adults)

Friday, 7 October
6.00 pm Mass

Saturday, 8 October
10.00 am Mass

Sunday, 9 October – Pentecost XXI
8.00 am Said Mass
9.30 am Sung Mass
11.00 am Solemn Mass
- Prelude George Frideric Handel, Verse
- Mass Robert Fleming, Mass of St Thomas
- Motet Christopher Tye, O come, ye servants of the Lord
- Postlude Edward Elgar, Imperial March

Sunday, 16 October – Solemnity of the Feast of the Dedication of SMM, 1948
8.00 am Said Mass
10.00 am Procession & Solemn Parish Mass (note the time!)
- Prelude Healey Willan, Aeterna Christi munera
- Mass Healey Willan, Missa brevis X “In dedication Ecclesiae SMM 1948″
- Motet Healey Willan, Behold, the tabernacle of God
- Postlude Healey Willan, Urbs Hierusalem beata

Sunday, 23 October – Pentecost XXIII
8.00 am Said Mass
9.30 am Sung Mass
11.00 am Solemn Mass
- Prelude William Byrd, Fantasia
- Mass William Byrd, Mass for four voices
- Motet Orlando di Lasso, Domine vivifica me
- Postlude Nicolaus Bruhns, Praeludium in E minor

Sunday, 30 October – Pentecost XXIV
8.00 am Said Mass
9.30 am Sung Mass
11.00 am Solemn Mass
- Prelude Thomas Tomkins, Fantasia
- Mass Giovanni Pierlugi da Palestrina, Missa super ut re mi fa sol la
- Motet Thomas Tomkins, Praise the Lord, O my soul
- Postlude Percy Fletcher, Festival Toccata


Daily Mass at St Mary Magdalene’s

Mass is celebrated each and every day at St Mary Magdalene’s, at the following times:

Monday 6.00 pm
Tuesday 7.15 am followed by breakfast
Wednesday 10.00 am followed by Bible Study
Thursday 7.15 am followed by breakfast
”               ” 10.00 am La Messa (Italian; Portuguese on the last Thursday of the Month)
Friday 6.00 pm
Saturday 10.00 am

On public holidays, mass is celebrated at 10.00 am.

Throughout the year we celebrate certain feast days with masses as special times. This page will help keep you up-to-date.