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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.

Holy Week at SMM 2017 Services
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To read our current What’s On brochure (everything we have planned from Epiphany to Easter) please click here:

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THIS WEEK AT SMM

Wednesday, 29 March
10.00 am Mass
* 11.00 am Wednesday Morning Discussion Group (Spiritual Growth for Adults)

Thursday, 30 March
7.15 am Mass
10.00 am Santa Missa (Portuguese)
* 6.00 pm Centering Prayer (Spiritual Growth for Adults)

Friday, 31 March
6.00 pm Mass
7.00 pm Stations of the Cross

Saturday, 1 April
10.00 am
Mass
* 1.00 pm Workshop: Through the Eyes of Mary Magdalene

Sunday, 2 April – Lent V
8.00 am Said Mass
9.30 am Sung Mass
11.00 am Solemn Mass
- Prelude Healey Willan, Horsley
- Mass Healey Willan, Missa brevis V
- Motet Richard Dering, Ave verum corpus
- Postlude Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Mein junges Leben hat ein End
4.00 pm Organ Recital
- Marcel Dupré, Prelude & fugue in F minor
- Marcel Dupré, Crucifixion (Symphonie-Passion)
4.30 pm Solemn Evensong & Benediction
- Canticles Plainsong with fauxbourdons
- Motet Richard Lloyd, View me, Lord
- Postlude Jeanne Desmessieux, Attende Domine

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 3 April
6.00 pm Mass

Tuesday, 4 April
7.15 am Mass
* 7.00 pm Collegium Magdalenae: “Engaging Questions: An Introduction to Christian Apologetics”

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

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

Friday, 7 April
6.00 pm Mass
7.00 pm Stations of the Cross

Saturday, 8 April
10.00 am
Mass
* 1.00 pm Workshop: Through the Eyes of Mary Magdalene

HOLY WEEK

Sunday, 9 April – Palm Sunday
8.00 am Said Mass
9.15 am Procession & Sung Mass (All-Ages) – beginning in Healey Willan Park
11.00 am Procession & Solemn Mass
- Prelude Jeanne Desmessieux, Hosanna filio David
- Introit Thomas Weelkes, Hosanna to the son of David
- Mass Mátyás Seiber, Missa brevis
- Motet Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Pueri Hebraeorum
- Passion Tomás Luis de Victoria, St Matthew Passion
- Motet Stephanie Martin, Drop, drop, slow tears
- Postlude Johann Sebastian Bach, O Mensch, bewein’ dein’ Sünde Groß

Monday, 10 April – Monday in Holy Week
7.15 am Mass
8.30-9.00 am Confessions
5.00-5.30 pm Confessions
6.00 pm Mass
8.00 pm Stations of the Cross

Tuesday, 11 April - Tuesday in Holy Week
7.15 am Mass
8.30-9.00 am Confessions
5.00-5.30 pm Confessions
6.00 pm Mass
8.00 pm Stations of the Cross

Wednesday, 12 April – Wednesday in Holy Week
10.00 am Mass
5.00-5.30 pm Confessions
6.00 pm Mass
8.00 pm Tenebrae
- Healey Willan, Tenebrae Responsaries I
- Gregorio Allegri, Miserere mei

Thursday, 13 April – Maundy Thursday
10.00 am La Messa (Italian)
5.00-5.30 pm Confessions
6.00 pm Solemn Liturgy
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8.30 pm Tenebrae
- Healey Willan, Tenebrae Responsaries II
- Gregorio Allegri, Miserere mei
… followed by the Watch in the Garden

Friday, 14 April – Good Friday
10.00 am Stations of the Cross for Children
12.00 pm Solemn Liturgy
- Tomás Luis de Victoria, St Matthew Passion
- Healey Willan, Faithful Cross
- Healey Willan, Reproaches
- Tomás Luis de Victoria, O vos omnes
2.00-2.30 pm Confessions
8.00 pm Tenebrae
- Healey Willan, Tenebrae Responsaries III
- Gregorio Allegri, Miserere mei

Saturday, 15 April – Holy Saturday
9.00 pm The Great Vigil & the First Mass of Easter
- Motet Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Sicut cervus
- Mass Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Missa Regina coeli
- Motet John Taverner, Dum transisset Sabbatum
- Motet William Byrd, Haec dies
- Postlude Jean Langlais, Incantation pour un jour saint
… followed by a réveillon!

Sunday, 16 April – Easter Day
8.00 am Said Mass
9.15 am Procession & Sung Mass (All Ages)
11.00 am Procession & Solemn Mass
- Prelude Healey Willan, Vulpius
- Mass Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Missa Papae Marcelli
- Motet Samuel Scheidt, Surrexit Christus hodie
- Postlude Healey Willan, Festival

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.