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.


Thursday, 26 November
7.15 am Mass
10.00 am Santa Missa (Portuguese)

Friday, 27 November
6.00 pm Mass

Saturday, 28 November
10.00 am Mass
* 10.00 am Quiet Day “Advent: Prelude to Incarnation” (Spiritual Growth for Adults)
* 5.00 pm Advent Adventure (Our Parish Community / Spiritual Growth for Children & Youth)

Sunday, 29 November – Advent I
8.00 am Said Mass
9.30 am Sung Mass
- Motet Graham Kendrick, Make way, make way
11.00 am Litany in Procession & Solemn Mass
- Prelude Marcel Dupré, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
- Mass Healey Willan, Missa brevis II
- Motet Healey Willan, Lo, in the time appointed
- Postlude Johann Sebastian Bach, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland


Monday, 30 November
6.00 pm

Tuesday, 1 December
7.15 am Mass

Wednesday, 2 December
10.00 am Mass

Thursday, 3 December
7.15 am Mass
10.00 am La Messa (Italian)

Friday, 4 December
6.00 pm Mass

Saturday, 5 December
10.00 am Mass

Sunday, 6 December – Advent II
8.00 am Said Mass
9.30 am Sung Mass
11.00 am Solemn Mass
- Prelude Jeanne Desmessieux, Rorate coeli
- Mass Antonio Lotti, Missa brevis
- Motet Boris Ord, Adam lay ybounden
- Postlude Johann Sebastian Bach, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (BWV 660)
4.00 pm Organ Recital
- Nico Muhly, Seven O antiphon preludes
4.30 pm Solemn Evensong, Advent Carols, & Benediction
- Introit Matin responsory (after Palestrina)
- Canticles Plainsong with Fauxbourdons (after Victoria and Palestrina)
- Carol Ralph Vaughan Williams, This is the truth sent from above
- Carol Mark Sirett, Ecce concipies
- Carol Barry Ferguson, People, look east
- Motet Stephanie Martin, At thy great name
- Postlude Johannes Brahms, Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen

Tuesday, 8 December – Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
7.15 am Mass
6.00 pm Procession & Solemn Mass
- Prelude Léonce de Saint-Martin, Alma redemptoris mater (Symphonie Mariale)
- Mass Hans Leo Hassler, Missa super Dixit Maria
- Motet Charles Wood, Hail! Blessed Virgin Mary
- Postlude Léonce de Saint-Martin, Postlude (Symphonie Mariale)
… followed by a pot-luck supper.
(We will be celebrating this feast using the “Old Western Rite”, the ceremonial used at SMM until the mid-1960s)

Sunday, 13 December – Advent III
8.00 am Said Mass
9.30 am Sung Mass
11.00 am Solemn Mass

Sunday, 20 December – Advent IV
8.00 am Said Mass
9.30 am Sung Mass
11.00 am Solemn Mass

Thursday, 24 December – Christmas Eve
12.00-12.30 pm Confessions
4.00 pm Sung Mass with Pageant & Carols
11.00 pm Solemn Midnight Mass & Procession

Friday, 25 December – Christmas Day
8.00 am Said Mass
10.00 am Sung Mass with Carols

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.